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Earlsmill Bridge over Muckle Burn

A Category C Listed Building in Forres, Moray

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Coordinates

Latitude: 57.5829 / 57°34'58"N

Longitude: -3.7253 / 3°43'31"W

OS Eastings: 296936

OS Northings: 856075

OS Grid: NH969560

Mapcode National: GBR K85P.87V

Mapcode Global: WH5H8.RN7Q

Entry Name: Earlsmill Bridge over Muckle Burn

Listing Date: 9 November 1987

Category: C

Source: Historic Scotland

Source ID: 333159

Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB2270

Building Class: Cultural

Location: Dyke and Moy

County: Moray

Electoral Ward: Forres

Traditional County: Morayshire

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Description

Circa 1830. Twin arched slightly hump-back bridge; tooled
rubble segmental arch rings; shallow end buttresses;
triangular cutwaters; tooled rubble parapet to cope; splayed
approaches.
Some cement rendering.
Approximate span of each arch; 30'.

Statement of Interest

Channel of river heavily silted reducing height of each arch, particularly left bank.

Probably a rebuild of former bridge destroyed during Moray

Floods of 1829.

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