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- Category: A
- Date Added: 09/11/1987
- Local Authority: Moray
- Planning Authority: Moray
- Parish: Knockando
National Grid Reference
- NGR: NJ 22451 41171
- Coordinates: 322451, 841171
Dated 1863, Alexander Gibb, enginneer, William McKinnon and Co,
Wide 3-rib single segmental span cast-iron road and railway
bridge with double track (road and railway, the latter
closed). Lattice sprandrels link arches to carriageways.
Bridge springs from flanking bullfaced rubble abutment
piers with triangular cutwaters rising as canted refuges
and flanked by segmental-headed single span flood arches;
approach wings built into sloping river banks; coped
bullfaced rubble parapet to masonry bridges; ashlar band
Approximate spans; main arch - 150'
flood arches - 25'
Statement of Special Interest
Last cast-iron arched bridge for railway traffic in Scotland
and final heir to the Telford Tradition of cast-iron
River Spey forms boundary with Aberlour Parish.
John Hume, THE INDUSTRIAL ARCHAEOLOGY OF SCOTLAND
ii (1977), pp. 168-9.
National Archives of Scotland.
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