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Latitude: 57.0438 / 57°2'37"N
Longitude: -3.1761 / 3°10'33"W
OS Eastings: 328736
OS Northings: 795356
OS Grid: NO287953
Mapcode National: GBR W8.BC83
Mapcode Global: WH6MD.57T0
Plus Code: 9C9R2RVF+GH
Entry Name: Suspension Bridge, Abergeldie Castle
Listing Name: Abergeldie Bridge over River Dee
Listing Date: 2 November 1976
Source: Historic Scotland
Source ID: 333961
Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB2987
Building Class: Cultural
Location: Crathie and Braemar
Electoral Ward: Aboyne, Upper Deeside and Donside
Parish: Crathie And Braemar
Traditional County: Aberdeenshire
1885. Blaikie Brothers engineers, Aberdeen. Slender iron foot suspension bridge with light wooden deck supported by wire rope cables suspended from lattice'girder pylons. Wire mesh parapets.
This is a slender and lightweight bridge, built at the expense of Queen Victoria. Before this bridge, there had been a rope and cable bridge across the river, which had been the scene of a tragic accident in 1824, when the rope broke and a young married couple drowned. The bridge is currently (2005) unsafe to use and in a poor state of repair.
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