West Lothian, Scotland. This famous bridge was commissioned by Henry Erskine and designed by Alexander Nasmyth, the noted Scottish painter, architect and landscape designer. Built around 1800 to serve as a crossing point over the River Almond on the southern approach to Almondell and also known as the Almondell Bridge, it was constructed from sandstone in a romantic fashion with parapets and stone seats or across its width. Henry Erskine’s family and their visitors would have enjoyed views of the estate from this point.
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