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Latitude: 57.4704 / 57°28'13"N
Longitude: -3.2317 / 3°13'53"W
OS Eastings: 326224
OS Northings: 842906
OS Grid: NJ262429
Mapcode National: GBR L8DZ.DB2
Mapcode Global: WH6K7.BHCG
Entry Name: Victoria Bridge over River Spey
Listing Date: 14 October 1986
Source: Historic Scotland
Source ID: 356075
Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB20873
Building Class: Cultural
Electoral Ward: Speyside Glenlivet
Traditional County: Banffshire
1902, James Abernethy, Engineers and Builders, Aberdeen;
James Lawrence, Craigellachie, Contractor. Suspension
footbridge. Cast-iron lattice-girder span supported by wire
rope main cables; end lattice-girder pylons with ball and
Approximate span; 320'
Constructed to replace ferry after a drowning tragedy in
1901. Also known as the 'Penny Bridge' as the Elchies Estate
charged a penny toll.
James Flemming, banker, distiller and benefactor to
Aberlour who died before the bridge was completed, left $500
towards the cost.
River Spey forms parish boundary with Knockando and line
of bridge boundary between Aberlour Burgh and Parish.
Upgraded B to A 9.11.87
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