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Findhorn Bridge over River Findhorn

A Category B Listed Building in Forres, Moray

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Coordinates

Latitude: 57.6021 / 57°36'7"N

Longitude: -3.6552 / 3°39'18"W

OS Eastings: 301183

OS Northings: 858108

OS Grid: NJ011581

Mapcode National: GBR K8BM.QDG

Mapcode Global: WH5H9.T5MZ

Entry Name: Findhorn Bridge over River Findhorn

Listing Date: 9 November 1987

Category: B

Source: Historic Scotland

Source ID: 333162

Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB2273

Building Class: Cultural

Location: Dyke and Moy

County: Moray

Electoral Ward: Forres

Traditional County: Morayshire

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Description

Blythe and Blythe, Engineers, 1938. Single span steel bridge.
3 segmental parallel cast-iron rings linked by latticed
struts support concrete deck with cast-iron parapets. Ribbed
concrete abutments flanked by giant pilaster buttresses
terminating as concrete parapet with square end pier.
Approximate span; 300'.

Statement of Interest

River Findhorn forms boundary between Dyke and Moy and Forres

Parishes.

Plaques on parapet record date and engineers.

Bridge replaced that of 1830-2 which in turn replaced that of

1799-1800 destroyed in the Aug 1829 floods.

Moss covered inscribed stone plaques commemorating

construction of earlier bridges survive in undergrowth on W

bank.

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