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)
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
- --- Text/Publication/Volume: Hume, J R. 1977. The industrial archaeology of Scotland 2: The Highlands and Islands. Paper (Original). 229.
- --- Image/Photograph(s): Taylor, A. 02/2010. A Collection of Highland Buildings and Monuments. Colour. Yes. Digital.
- --- Text/Publication/Serial: 1962. Scottish Field, February 1962. p 55.
|Grid reference||Centred NJ 0337 2680 (22m by 94m) (Buffered by site type)|
|Civil Parish||CROMDALE, INVERALLAN AND ADVIE|
|Geographical Area||BADENOCH AND STRATHSPEY|
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External Links (3)
- http://kweimar.de/Bilder_XML.php?ket=05_16 (View more information on this bridge from a website about Highland Bridges)
- http://portal.historicenvironment.scot/designation/LB336 (Online designation description (Historic Environment Scotland))
- https://canmore.org.uk/site/15698 (View RCAHMS Canmore entry for this site)
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