Basic Site Details

Name: Dumfries Bridge
Town, district or village: Dumfries
City or county: Dumfriesshire
Country: Scotland
Status: B Listed
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Alternative Names

The following alternative names are associated with this building/design:
 NameCurrent name?Notes
Item 1 of 1New Bridge  

Building Type Classification

The building is classified under the following categories:
 ClassificationOriginal classification?Notes
Item 1 of 1Bridge  

Street Addresses

The following street addresses are associated with this building:
 AddressMain entrance?Notes
Item 1 of 2Buccleuch Street  
Item 2 of 2Galloway Street  


The following date-based events are associated with this building:
 FromToEvent typeNotes
Item 1 of 417911794Build/construction 
Item 2 of 41892  Widening
Item 3 of 41935  Renovation
Item 4 of 419841985Alterations and additionsParapet and deck renewed and the E arch broadened to the S (in concrete faced with ashlar)


Design and Construction

The following individuals or organisations have carried out design/construction work. Where architects or practices worked together, matching letters appear beside their names in the Partnership Group column.
 NameRolePartnership GroupFromToNotes
Item 1 of 3Thomas Boyd A17911794 
Item 2 of 3James Barbour  1892 Widening - with Sir William Arrol, engineer
Item 3 of 3Babtie, Shaw & Morton D19841985Parapet and deck renewed and the E arch broadened to the S (in concrete faced with ashlar)


Bibliographic References

The following books contain references to this building:
Item 1 of 3Colvin, Howard2008A Biographical Dictionary of British Architects 1600-1840 London: YUP. 4th edition 
Item 2 of 3Gifford, John1996Dumfries and Galloway (The Buildings of Scotland)  p270
Item 3 of 3McDowall, W1876Memorials of St Michael's Churchyard, Dumfries Edinburghp233

Archive References

The following archives hold material relating to this building:
 SourceArchive nameSource catalogue no.Notes
Item 1 of 4Drumlanrig CastleDrumlanrig Castle Plans Signed plan and elevation, dated 1792
Item 2 of 4Dumfries & Galloway CouncilJames Barbour drawings, Sutherland Dickie & Copland Archive (many not traced, 2010) 935
Item 3 of 4Ewart LibraryNew Bridge Committee minutes  
Item 4 of 4Historic Environment ScotlandListed Buildings Register26096