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Drive Bridge, Birkhall

A Category C Listed Building in Aboyne, Upper Deeside and Donside, Aberdeenshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 57.0298 / 57°1'47"N

Longitude: -3.0731 / 3°4'23"W

OS Eastings: 334960

OS Northings: 793700

OS Grid: NO349937

Mapcode National: GBR WD.C3SZ

Mapcode Global: WH6MF.RKSQ

Plus Code: 9C9R2WHG+WQ

Entry Name: Drive Bridge, Birkhall

Listing Name: Birkhall, Drive Bridge

Listing Date: 12 March 2010

Category: C

Source: Historic Scotland

Source ID: 400377

Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB51445

Building Class: Cultural

Location: Glenmuick, Tullich and Glengairn

County: Aberdeenshire

Electoral Ward: Aboyne, Upper Deeside and Donside

Parish: Glenmuick, Tullich And Glengairn

Traditional County: Aberdeenshire

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Description

Late 19th century. Decorative bridge on drive to NE of Birkhall. Cast- and wrought-iron railings of interlocking ovals with cast-iron posts, on panelled wrought-iron girder. Granite abutments.

Statement of Interest

A Group with Birkhall with Summerhouse, Wendy House, Garden Gate and Terraces, Larders, Rope Bridge and Stables.

Identical bridge to be found on public road to E of pump house, to SW of Birkhall has been constructed of traditional ironwork facing a new structure of circa 1991. No foundry plate visible. Grouped with Birkhall, the stables, larders and rope bridge. It is a good example of a decorative estate bridge.

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