Peelwalls Bridges

Location type

Bridge

Name and dates

Peelwalls Bridges (1846-)

Opened on the North British Railway.

Description

Two bridges at Peelwalls are listed C. Both are west of the former Ayton station.

These both carry the double track East Coast Main Line, formerly the North British Railway. The bridge to the west carries over a two lane road and that to the east over a single track road.

Tags

Bridge 07/11/2019

Facilities

Listing: C

Nearby stations
Ayton
Burnmouth
Eyemouth
Reston
Chirnside
Berwick-upon-Tweed
Edrom
Tweedmouth
Velvet Hall
Grantshouse
Crumstane
Norham
Scremerston
Duns
Twizell
Eye Water Viaduct
Biglawburn Siding
Reston Goods
Lamberton [Border Crossing]
Auchencraw Siding
Billiemains Siding
Marshall Meadows Signal Box
Chirnside Paper Mill
Chirnside Viaduct
Houndwood Siding
Free Kirk Bridge
Berwick North Signal Box
Tourist/other
Foulden Tithe Barn
River Tweed
St Abb's Head Viewpoint
Location names in dark blue are on the same original line.


Dedication to a contractor


The west bridge is noteworthy for an inscription on its northern side: 'North British Railway, Ayton Contract, ROBERT DODDS Contractor 1845'. Few and far between are the bridges with dedications mentioning the contractor.


Books


A Regional History of the Railways of Great Britain: Scotland - The Lowlands and the Borders v. 6 (Regional railway history series)

Drem to Edinburgh: Including Gullane, Haddington, Tranent, Musselburgh and Fisherrow Branches (Scottish Main Lines)

Edinburgh St. Margaret's: The Story of the 'Other' Edinburgh Depot of the North British Railway 1845-1967

Exploring Disused Railways in East Scotland

Last Trains: Edinburgh and South East Scotland v. 1
LNER Wagons: Volume 3: Scottish Area: Ex North British and Ex-Great North of Scotland Railway Wagons
North British Railway in Northumberland, The

North British Railway, Vol. 1 (Standard Railway History)

North British Railway, Vol. 2 (Standard Railway History)

Signalling and Signal Boxes along the North British Railway, Great North of Scotland Railway and the CLC Routes

South East Scotland (British Railways Past & Present)

The Castle and the Bear: A Brief History of the North British Railway

The North British Railway a History
The North British Railway, Volume 1, One,
The Vanished Railways of Old Western Dunbartonshire (Britains Railways/Old Photos)

Vanished Railways of West Lothian