Cross the busy A719 to Doonfoot Stores on the other side. On the side wall of the store there is a plaque, now almost unreadable, which was taken from the first Doonfoot, (or Greenan), Bridge. The plaque reads;

 

‘This bridge of Greenan was built by the Earl of Cassillis, Anno Dom. 1772… Masons Adam Smith and James Armour’  

It is traditionally assumed that this James Armour was the Mauchline mason who later became Robert Burns’ father-in-law, and that this Adam Smith was Armour’s father-in-law. The bridge of 1772 was replaced by the present bridge in 1861.

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