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Blairgowrie Bridge - Perth & Kinross, Scotland.
Posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member creg-ny-baa
N 56° 35.517 W 003° 20.146
30V E 479380 N 6272015
Quick Description: Three arched road bridge spanning the River Ericht from Blairgowrie to Rattray in Perthshire, Scotland.
Location: Northern Scotland, United Kingdom
Date Posted: 5/9/2019 10:07:30 AM
Waymark Code: WM10HAX
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member fi67
Views: 1

Long Description:

The A93 road runs from the city of Perth all the way to Aberdeen via the Highlands of Scotland and Royal Deeside. Before reaching the mountains it passes through the town of Blairgowrie where it crosses the River Ericht into the neighbouring town of Rattray on the east bank of the river.

The river is spanned by a rubble-built bridge with three segmental arches with triangular cutwaters. This replaced the original bridge which was washed away in the 1840s.

The bridge can be viewed from either bank of the river where there are walkways. The town centre of Blairgowrie lies just over the west side of the bridge.

Length of bridge: 100 feet

Height of bridge: 30 feet

What type of traffic does this bridge support?: Motor vehicles

What kind of gap does this bridge cross?:

Is the bridge still in service for its original purpose?: Yes

Name of road or trail the bridge services: A93, Boat Brae

Blairgowrie & Rattray.

Date constructed: Not listed

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