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Garbh Allt Suspension Bridge

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

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Coordinates

Latitude: 57.0017 / 57°0'6"N

Longitude: -3.3227 / 3°19'21"W

OS Eastings: 319750

OS Northings: 790840

OS Grid: NO197908

Mapcode National: GBR W3.DWN6

Mapcode Global: WH6MH.X8XR

Plus Code: 9C9R2M2G+MW

Entry Name: Garbh Allt Suspension Bridge

Listing Name: Garbh Allt Suspension Bridge

Listing Date: 12 March 2010

Category: B

Source: Historic Scotland

Source ID: 400447

Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB51516

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

James Abernethy and Company Ltd, Engineers, Aberdeen, 1924. Pedestrian, steel rope suspension bridge with sheet metal walkway and scissor-braced iron parapet. Pylon gateways on granite abutments; tapering, scissor-braced iron columns (1 with cast name plaque) linked by overthrow with round-arched opening and crenellated detail. Steel, wire rope stays.

Statement of Interest

The Bridge spans the River Dee. See also the rope suspension bridge at Birkhall. An elegant piece of sophisticated engineering contributing significantly to the estate landscape.

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