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Old Spey Bridge

A Category A Listed Building in Badenoch and Strathspey, Highland

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Coordinates

Latitude: 57.3175 / 57°19'2"N

Longitude: -3.5959 / 3°35'45"W

OS Eastings: 303977

OS Northings: 826337

OS Grid: NJ039263

Mapcode National: GBR K9HC.TS2

Mapcode Global: WH5JP.QBVQ

Plus Code: 9C9R8C83+XJ

Entry Name: Old Spey Bridge

Listing Name: (Old) Spey Bridge over River Spey

Listing Date: 26 January 1971

Category: A

Source: Historic Scotland

Source ID: 330555

Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB335

Building Class: Cultural

Location: Cromdale, Inverallan and Advie

County: Highland

Electoral Ward: Badenoch and Strathspey

Parish: Cromdale, Inverallan And Advie

Traditional County: Morayshire

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Description

Dated 1754. 3 span mixed pinned rubble granite of ascending
height from N to S banks, with tooled mixed granite arch
rings of increasing height and span in same direction. Canted
buttresses rise from triangular cutwaters and terminate as
refuges; tooled ashlar parapet; shallow end buttresses;
splayed approaches.
Metal repair stays.
Approximate spans; 25' - 45' - 80'.

Statement of Interest

Datestone at S side of bridge inscribed "AD1754. 5 companeis

of the 33rd Regement Colonel Charles Hay. Ended". Part

of the military road from Corgarff (Braemar) to Fort George.

Now by-passed and closed to vehicular traffic. Smallest

(flood) arch repaired after great flood of 1829. River Spey

forms boundary with Abernethy and Kincardine Parish.

Descheduled in 1992.

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