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Drybridge, Lairds Way Path Bridge over Core Burn

A Category C Listed Building in Rathven, Moray

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Coordinates

Latitude: 57.6486 / 57°38'54"N

Longitude: -2.9492 / 2°56'56"W

OS Eastings: 343445

OS Northings: 862467

OS Grid: NJ434624

Mapcode National: GBR M82H.XBR

Mapcode Global: WH7KQ.N0VW

Entry Name: Drybridge, Lairds Way Path Bridge over Core Burn

Listing Date: 26 April 2005

Category: C

Source: Historic Scotland

Source ID: 397992

Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB50115

Building Class: Cultural

Location: Rathven

County: Moray

Electoral Ward: Keith and Cullen

Traditional County: Banffshire

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Description

Probably 18th century or later. Single segmental-arched footbridge over Core Burn. Roughly squared coursed rubble with ashlar soffits and narrow voussoirs, narrowing toward parapet of roughly squared blocks.

Statement of Interest

Rare survival of a well-detailed sturdy bridge with some vegetation threatening long term stability. Built to serve the laird in the functioning of the estate, it carries the old 'lairds way' path over the burn at Drybridge Village.

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