VICTORIA BRIDGE OVER RIVER SPEY (Ref:20873)
This building is in the Moray Council and the
It is a category A building and was listed on 14/10/1986.
Group Items: N/A,
Group Cat: N/A,
Map Ref: NJ 262 429.
1902, James Abernethy, Engineers and Builders, Aberdeen; James Lawrence, Craigellachie, Contractor. Suspension footbridge. Cast-iron lattice-girder span supported by wire rope main cables; end lattice-girder pylons with ball and spike finials. Approximate span; 320'
Constructed to replace ferry after a drowning tragedy in
1901. Also known as the 'Penny Bridge' as the Elchies Estate
charged a penny toll.
James Flemming, banker, distiller and benefactor to
Aberlour who died before the bridge was completed, left $500
towards the cost.
River Spey forms parish boundary with Knockando and line
of bridge boundary between Aberlour Burgh and Parish.
Upgraded B to A 9.11.87
BANFFSHIRE HERALD, 15 Feb, 8 and 11 Nov, 1902.
ELGIN COURIER AND COURANT, 22 May, 1942 (History of Bridge).
John Hume, THE INDUSTRIAL ARCHAEOLOGY OF SCOTLAND ii
© Crown copyright, Historic Scotland. All rights reserved. Mapping information derived from Ordnance Survey digital mapping products under Licence No. 100017509 2012 . Data extracted from Scottish Ministers' Statutory List on . Listing applies equally to the whole building or structure at the address set out in bold at the top of the list entry. This includes both the exterior and the interior, whether or not they are mentioned in the 'Information Supplementary to the Statutory List'. Listed building consent is required for all internal and external works affecting the character of the building. The local planning authority is responsible for determining where listed building consent will be required and can also advise on issues of extent or "curtilage" of the listing, which may cover items remote from the main subject of the listing such as boundary walls, gates, gatepiers, ancillary buildings etc. or interior fixtures. All category C(S) listings were revised to category C on 3rd September 2012. This was a non-statutory change. All enquiries relating to proposed works to a listed building or its setting should be addressed to the local planning authority in the first instance. All other enquiries should be addressed to: Listing & Designed Landscapes Team, Historic Scotland, Room G.51, Longmore House, Salisbury Place, EDINBURGH, EH9 1SH. Tel: +44 (0)131 668 8701 / 8705. Fax: +44 (0)131 668 8765. e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org. Web: http://www.historic-scotland.gov.uk/historicandlistedbuildings.