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Garbh Allt Falls Bridge

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

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Coordinates

Latitude: 56.9901 / 56°59'24"N

Longitude: -3.3194 / 3°19'9"W

OS Eastings: 319924

OS Northings: 789541

OS Grid: NO199895

Mapcode National: GBR W3.FPTP

Mapcode Global: WH6MH.ZKHP

Plus Code: 9C8RXMRJ+26

Entry Name: Garbh Allt Falls Bridge

Listing Name: Garbh Allt Falls Bridge

Listing Date: 12 March 2010

Category: A

Source: Historic Scotland

Source ID: 400445

Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB51513

Building Class: Cultural

Location: Crathie and Braemar

County: Aberdeenshire

Electoral Ward: Aboyne, Upper Deeside and Donside

Parish: Crathie And Braemar

Traditional County: Aberdeenshire

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Description

Blaikie Bros, Aberdeen, 1878. Cast-iron, segmental bow-backed bridge spanning Garbh Allt Falls, with scissor-braced support and segmental arch rings; sheet metal deck and decorative cast-iron railings of circular motifs (circles within circles) in regular panels. Makers plate on arch ring.

Statement of Interest

William Simpson's watercolour of Queen Victoria sketching at the Falls was included in the Illustrated London News, 1901. A uniquely detailed and beautifully designed example of iron construction, spanning the Falls gracefully.

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