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Latitude: 57.0569 / 57°3'24"N
Longitude: -2.8585 / 2°51'30"W
OS Eastings: 348025
OS Northings: 796528
OS Grid: NO480965
Mapcode National: GBR WN.9GTK
Mapcode Global: WH7NH.2W2H
Plus Code: 9C9V344R+PJ
Entry Name: Bridge Of Tanar
Listing Name: Glen Tanar Estate, Bridge of Tanar, over the Water of Tanar
Listing Date: 24 November 1972
Source: Historic Scotland
Source ID: 334124
Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB3128
Building Class: Cultural
Location: Aboyne and Glen Tanar
Electoral Ward: Aboyne, Upper Deeside and Donside
Parish: Aboyne And Glen Tanar
Traditional County: Aberdeenshire
Mid 18th century. Single span segmental-arched hump-back bridge over the Water of Tanar. Granite rubble with rubble coping. Rubble arch-ring; splayed, stepped down wing walls.
McConnochie suggests that the Bridge of Tanar is a military bridge constructed by General Wade. Fraser, confirms that the bridge is a military one, akin to other bridges in Glengairn, Corgarff and the Lecht, but points out that there is no evidence to suggest that General Wade constructed bridges in Aberdeenshire.
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