Craigellachie Brig

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Craigellachie Brig
Craigellachie bridge side on.jpg
East elevation
Coordinates57°29′27.15″N 3°11′37.23″W / 57.4908750°N 3.1936750°W / 57.4908750; -3.1936750Coordinates: 57°29′27.15″N 3°11′37.23″W / 57.4908750°N 3.1936750°W / 57.4908750; -3.1936750
CarriesUmwhile cairied A941 A941 road (Lossiemooth tae Rhynie)
CrossesRiver Spey
LocaleCraigellachie
Named forCraigellachie
Awnerunkent
Mainteened biMoray Cooncil
Heritage statusCategory A leetit
Chairacteristics
Materialcast airn
Pier constructiongranite
Tot lenth46 m (151 ft)
Width5.4 m (18 ft)
Hicht10 m (33 ft) (max)
Traversable?restricted tae pedestrians/cycles
No. o lanesane
Design lifeRestored 1964
History
Constructit biThomas Telford
Fabrication biWilliam Hazledine
Plas Kynaston airn wirks, Cefn Mawr, North Wales
Construction begin1812
Construction end1814 (1814)
Closed1972 (tae road traffeck)
Replaced bireinforced concrete Beam brig (1972)
Craigellachie Brig is locatit in Moray
Craigellachie Brig
Location in Moray

Craigellachie Brig is a cast airn airch brig athort the River Spey at Craigellachie, near tae the veelage o Aiberlour in Moray, Scotland. It wis designed bi the renowned ceevil engineer Thomas Telford an biggit frae 1812–1814. It is a Category A leetit structur.[1]

References[eedit | eedit soorce]

  1. "CRAIGELLACHIE, OLD BRIDGE OVER RIVER SPEY (TELFORD BRIDGE) LB2357" (in Inglis). Historic Environment Scotland. Retrieved 8 September 2020.