Carronbrig (English: Carronbridge) is a veelage in the pairish o Morton in the historical coonty o Dumfriesshire in Dumfries an Gallowa, Scotland. The veelage is at the infaw o the A76 road an the A702 road, aboot ae mile north o Thornhill. The clachan o Enterkinfuit is juist til the north. Tae the wast o the veelage the Carron Watter flowes intil the River Nith. Carronbrig Sawmill is in the veelage an it is a Category B leetit biggn, built in the 1850s for the Duke o Buccleuch's Drumlanrig estate.
Carronbridge railwey station on the "Nith Valley" line wis locatit near the clachan o Enoch an is the site an aw o the Carronbrig railwey viaduct. The line remeens appen tae passenger an fraucht traffeck.
A namely resident is David Vernon, kent for his lang-distance rinnin an his appearance on the Chainel 4 tv shaw "Countdown".
References[eedit | eedit soorce]
- "Overview of Carronbridge". Gazetteer for Scotland. University of Edinburgh. Retrieved 27 September 2009.
- Historic Environment Scotland. "CARRONBRIDGE VILLAGE CARRONBRIDGE SAWMILL (Category B) (LB17354)". Retrieved 11 Januar 2019.
- "DSA Building/Design Report: Carronbridge Sawmill". Dictionary of Scottish Architects. 2008. Retrieved 27 September 2009.
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