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Craigellachie, River Spey, Telford Bridge

A Category A Listed Building in Aberlour, Moray

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Coordinates

Latitude: 57.4913 / 57°29'28"N

Longitude: -3.1939 / 3°11'37"W

OS Eastings: 328532

OS Northings: 845194

OS Grid: NJ285451

Mapcode National: GBR L8GX.RNG

Mapcode Global: WH6K1.XY9Y

Entry Name: Craigellachie, River Spey, Telford Bridge

Listing Date: 22 February 1972

Category: A

Source: Historic Scotland

Source ID: 333271

Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB2357

Building Class: Cultural

Location: Aberlour

County: Moray

Parish: Aberlour

Locality: Speyside Glenlivet

Traditional County: Banffshire

Description

Thomas Telford, dated 1814. Single span cast-iron bridge.
4-rib segmental arch rings springing from tooled granite
abutments, with crenellated circular turrets flanking
approach causeway from S. Similar end turrets flank bridge at
N where abutments are keyed into cliff side. Lattice-girder
braces link arch to carriageway.
Modern metal parapet.
Span; 150' (45.7m)

Statement of Interest

Inscription (cast-iron plaque) reads 'Cast at Plas Kynaston

Ruabon Denbighshire 1814'.

Further plaque records restoration of bridge by Banffshire,

Moray and Nairn County Councils, 1964. Oldest wide span

cast-iron bridge in Scotland.

Scheduled monument.

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