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Latitude: 57.0659 / 57°3'57"N
Longitude: -2.9568 / 2°57'24"W
OS Eastings: 342078
OS Northings: 797610
OS Grid: NO420976
Mapcode National: GBR WJ.8Z5R
Mapcode Global: WH7NF.KN7L
Entry Name: Cambus O' May, Suspension Bridge
Listing Date: 16 April 1971
Source: Historic Scotland
Source ID: 341589
Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB9328
Building Class: Cultural
Location: Glenmuick, Tullich and Glengairn
Parish: Glenmuick, Tullich And Glengairn
Locality: Aboyne, Upper Deeside and Donside
Traditional County: Aberdeenshire
1905. James Abernethy and Company, Engineers and Ironfounders, Aberdeen. Elegant iron footbridge with lattice-girder pylons with ball finials, wire rope cables, rod suspenders, lattice truss span. Elevated walkway and stairway approach from N. Distinctive landmark feature on the River Dee.
One of a number of fine suspension footbridges spanning the River Dee. James Abernethy also built Polhollick Bridge 1892 listed at category B and Invercauld Bridge 1924 also listed at category B. A plaque on the N pylon commemorates the gifting of the bridge to the public by Mr Alexander Gordon, Southwood, Hildenborough, Kent. The delicate latticework of the pylons make this a significant landscape feature.
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