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Latitude: 57.1284 / 57°7'42"N
Longitude: -2.1079 / 2°6'28"W
OS Eastings: 393565
OS Northings: 804167
OS Grid: NJ935041
Mapcode National: GBR SB2.6C
Mapcode Global: WH9QX.L3F4
Plus Code: 9C9V4VHR+9R
Entry Name: King George Vi Bridge, Ruthrieston, Aberdeen
Listing Name: King George VI Bridge over River Dee, at Great Southern Road
Listing Date: 12 January 1967
Source: Historic Scotland
Source ID: 354516
Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB20070
Building Class: Cultural
Electoral Ward: Kincorth/Nigg/Cove
Traditional County: Kincardineshire
Sir Frank Mears, 1938-1941. 3-span depressed-arch bridge over River Dee with 2 round-arched flood arches to E. Concrete with rough-faced granite facing; rough-faced arch-rings, finely finished to margins; cutwaters rising to form refuges, each with coat of arms on outer side; finely finished parapet, with plaque inside to S reading "CORPORATION OF THE CITY OF ABERDEEN: KING GEORGE VI BRIDGE. THE FOUNDATION STONE OF THIS BRIDGE WAS LAID BY LORD PROVOST EDWARD W. WATT ON 15TH SEPTEMBER 1938...."; 2 large refuges to E. Stepped down wing wall extending SW with stone steps up to bridge, County of Aberdeen coat of arms flanking steps to right.
King George VI was present when the foundation stone of the bridge was laid in 1938, and Queen Elisabeth (then Princess) named and opened the bridge.
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