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Listed Building

The legal part of the listing is the address/name of site only. All other information in the record is not statutory.


Status: Designated


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  • Category: A
  • Date Added: 09/11/1987


  • Local Authority: Moray
  • Planning Authority: Moray
  • Parish: Knockando

National Grid Reference

  • NGRNJ 22451 41171
  • Coordinates322451, 841171


Dated 1863, Alexander Gibb, enginneer, William McKinnon and Co,

Aberdeen, Ironfounders.

Wide 3-rib single segmental span cast-iron road and railway

bridge with double track (road and railway, the latter

closed). Lattice sprandrels link arches to carriageways.

Bridge springs from flanking bullfaced rubble abutment

piers with triangular cutwaters rising as canted refuges

and flanked by segmental-headed single span flood arches;

approach wings built into sloping river banks; coped

bullfaced rubble parapet to masonry bridges; ashlar band


Approximate spans; main arch - 150'

flood arches - 25'

Statement of Special Interest

Last cast-iron arched bridge for railway traffic in Scotland

and final heir to the Telford Tradition of cast-iron

segmental spans.

River Spey forms boundary with Aberlour Parish.




ii (1977), pp. 168-9.

National Archives of Scotland.

About Designations

Listed Buildings

We list buildings of special architectural or historic interest and these are selected according to criteria published in the, Annex 2, pp74-76.

The information in the listed building record gives an indication of the special architectural or historic interest of the listed building(s). It is not a definitive historical account or a complete description of the building(s). The format of the listed building record has changed over time. Earlier records may be brief and some information will not have been recorded.

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