|OS grid ref||NO 24193 07437|
|Latitude & longitude||56°15′12″N 3°13′30″W|
The Gilderland Bridge crosses the Maspie Burn, and also a footpath, near the House of Falkland. Gilderland is another name for Guelders, and presumably commemorates Queen Mary of Guelders, wife of King James II of Scotland.
|HES listing details|
|Reference: LB8765||Date: 01/02/1972||Category: B|
House of Falkland Estate, Gilderland Bridge over Maspie Burn
William Burn, circa 1844. Tall, round-arched bridge with smaller round-arched pedestrian arch to E on slightly curved plan. Squared and snecked rubble with rusticated voussiors; corniced stone ashlar parapet with continuous arcaded balustrade; square-plan, coped terminal piers.
|Statement of special interest
This tall road bridge, built by William Burn, is an important part of the designed landscape surrounding the House of Falkland. The bridge includes a particularly good parapet, which is composed of a continuous arcade of arches set on a curved plan. [...]