(OLD) SPEY BRIDGE (Ref:15645)
This building is in the Moray Council and the
It is a category A building and was listed on 26/01/1971.
Group Items: N/A,
Group Cat: N/A,
Map Ref: NJ 340 594.
Thomas Telford, 1801-6, George Burn, contractor; repairs after flood damage, 1831-2, Archibald Simpson; reconstruction of W arch, 1852. 3-span bridge consisting of 2 channelled ashlar arch rings (1801-6, 73', 95' wide) at W. Widened deck and modern metal balustrade. Tooled ashlar cutwaters; blind oculus in spandrel of masonry sections.
Designed and executed 1801-6 as 4-span ashlar masonry bridge; 1829 flood demolished 2 W arches which were replaced by wooden span designed by A Simpson and subsequently reconstructed in cast-iron. Bridge now by-passed. River Spey forms boundary between Bellie and Speymouth parishes. Upgraded B to A, 24.3.88.
W Leslie, GENERAL REVIEW OF AGRICULTURE IN COUNTIES OF NAIRN
AND MORAY (1813), pp. 67-75. T Dick Lauder, AN ACCOUNT OF
THE GREAT FLOODS OF AUGUST, 1829 (1830, 3rd ed. 1873), pp.
235-8. J and W Watson, MORAYSHIRE DESCRIBED (1868), pp.
306-7. John Hume, THE INDUSTRIAL ARCHAEOLOLOGY OF SCOTLAND
ii (1977), p. 236. Howard Colvin, A BIOGRAPHICAL DICTIONARY
OF BRITISH ARCHITECTS (1978), pp. 157, 736. Scottish Record
Office RHP 2008/1.
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