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Latitude: 56.9678 / 56°58'4"N
Longitude: -2.2093 / 2°12'33"W
OS Eastings: 387372
OS Northings: 786308
OS Grid: NO873863
Mapcode National: GBR XK.2JXP
Mapcode Global: WH9RN.1477
Plus Code: 9C8VXQ9R+47
Entry Name: Cowie Bridge, Cowie Water, Stonehaven
Listing Name: Cowie Bridge over Cowie Water
Listing Date: 18 August 1972
Source: Historic Scotland
Source ID: 387928
Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB41613
Building Class: Cultural
Electoral Ward: Stonehaven and Lower Deeside
Traditional County: Kincardineshire
Probably John Smith of Aberdeen, 1827. Road bridge over Cowie Water, comprising 3 segmental arches with hoodmoulds and V-cutwaters on bull-faced bases, curved approaches incorporating single round-arched flood drain to N, and pyramidally-coped terminating piers. Squared and coursed rubble with droved dressings and voussoirs, band course and semicircular-coped parapet. Broad pilasters flank arches of main bridge.
This fine, early and well preserved bridge is situated on the main road north to Aberdeen, the previous bridge was built by William Adam in 1732. The current (2005) bridge is attributed to John Smith of Aberdeen as he advertised for contractors to build a toll-house on September 12 1827. Cowie Toll appears on Wood's Town Plan a little to the north east. Re-using the original facing, the north approach was widened during the early 20th century.
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