ALTYRE, SCURRYPOOL BRIDGE OVER THE ALTYRE BURN AND DISUSED RAILWAY (Ref:15606)
This building is in the Moray Council and the
It is a category B building and was listed on 26/01/1971.
Group Items: N/A,
Group Cat: N/A,
Map Ref: NJ 42 535.
Early-mid 19th century extended 1863 to cross railway line.
Rubble, tooled rubble dressings. High single span segmental
arch ring over Altyre burn flanked by narrow single flood
arches; bridge extended E in 1863 by further basket arched
ring linked to earlier bridge by projecting bowed buttress
with crenellated refuge and mock arrow slit. Both bridges
linked by bandcourse and by 1863 parapet.
Approximate spans; over burn - 6' x 20' x 6'
over railway line - 16'
The Highland Railway, Perth to Inverness via Forres,
constructed in 1863.
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