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Abbotshill Bridge over Muckle Burn

A Category B Listed Building in Forres, Moray

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Coordinates

Latitude: 57.6046 / 57°36'16"N

Longitude: -3.6786 / 3°40'42"W

OS Eastings: 299789

OS Northings: 858415

OS Grid: NH997584

Mapcode National: GBR K88M.KN3

Mapcode Global: WH5H9.G4H2

Entry Name: Abbotshill Bridge over Muckle Burn

Listing Date: 9 November 1987

Category: B

Source: Historic Scotland

Source ID: 333142

Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB2257

Building Class: Cultural

Location: Dyke and Moy

County: Moray

Electoral Ward: Forres

Parish: Dyke And Moy

Traditional County: Morayshire

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Description

Circa 1830. Slightly hump-back twin arched rubble bridge.
Rusticated ashlar segmental arch rings; shaped cutwater;
Roughly tooled cope to parapet; splayed approaches; shallow
end buttresses.
Approximate span of each arch; 30'.

Statement of Interest

Few bridges survived the great floods of 1829 in the parish.

Abbotshill bridge may have replaced former bridge swept away

or damaged during inundation.

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