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Shakkin` Brig - Edzell, Angus
Posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member creg-ny-baa
N 56° 48.664 W 002° 39.189
30V E 521177 N 6296408
Quick Description: A wobbling footbridge that crosses the River North Esk.
Location: Northern Scotland, United Kingdom
Date Posted: 8/5/2016 11:17:48 AM
Waymark Code: WMRV2X
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member vhasler
Views: 1

Long Description:
The Shakkin` Brig (shaking bridge) is a pedestrian suspension bridge that crosses the North Esk near the village of Edzell. It can be reached off the Main Street eastwards down a narrow lane called Gassie Brae. The bridge was constructed around 1900. It is mainly constructed of wood with steel wires holding it in place. It gets its name from the obvious shaking sensation felt when the pedestrian crosses it. The bridge straddles two counties, Angus on the west bank, Aberdeenshire on the east. It has survived much damage in the past, mainly from floods. The most recent saw the river overlap the bridge during Storm Frank.
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