MHG6822 - New Spey Bridge

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Type and Period (2)

  • BRIDGE (Post Medieval to 21st Century - 1560 AD to 2100 AD)
  • (Alternate Type) MILITARY INSTALLATION (Post Medieval to 21st Century - 1560 AD to 2100 AD)

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Check line point for River Spey is noted as being near here (NJ 032 268). Info from Redfern, "20th Century fortifications in the UK" vol V.
A M Fox, Highland Council, 13.12.01.

NJ02NW 21 033 268

For Old Spey Bridge (NJ 039 263), see NJ02NW 20.

(Location cited as NJ 033 268). New Spey Bridge, Grantown. Built 1930-1 by engineers Blyth & Blyth. Basically a single segmental concrete arch of 240ft (73.2m) span, with 4 cross-linked ribs. There is a small flood-relief arch on each side. A bold and elegant design.
J R Hume 1977.

This bridge carried the A939 public road across the River Spey, which here forms the boundary between the parishes of Cromdale and Abernethy, to the S of Grantown-on-Spey.
Information from RCAHMS (RJCM), 23 October 1997.



Architect: Blyth & Blyth 1931

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Location

Grid reference Centred NJ 0337 2680 (22m by 94m) (Buffered by site type)
Map sheet NJ02NW
Civil Parish CROMDALE, INVERALLAN AND ADVIE
Geographical Area BADENOCH AND STRATHSPEY

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