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Keith, Regent Street, Old Bridge Of Keith

Footbridge (Period Unassigned), Road Bridge (Period Unassigned)

Site Name Keith, Regent Street, Old Bridge Of Keith

Classification Footbridge (Period Unassigned), Road Bridge (Period Unassigned)

Alternative Name(s) Auld Brig; Bridge Of Grange; River Islay; River Isla

Canmore ID 17380

Site Number NJ45SW 7

NGR NJ 42762 50796

Datum OSGB36 - NGR

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Administrative Areas

  • Council Moray
  • Parish Keith
  • Former Region Grampian
  • Former District Moray
  • Former County Banffshire

Archaeology Notes

NJ45SW 7 42762 50796

Auld Brig [NAT]

OS (GIS) MasterMap, March 2010.

For (replacement) Union Bridge (NJ 4281 4078), see NJ45SW 21.

(NJ 4276 5080) Linking Keith with Fife-Keith is the 'Auld Brig' built in 1609 AD by T Murray and his wife Janet Lindsay.

Keith Official Guide 1960.

The bridge, 2.8m wide and having a single arch is in good order; it is a pedestrian bridge only. A stone at the apex of the arch, on the upstream side, reads: 'Erected 1609, repaired 1822'.

Visited by OS (EGC) 6 December 1962.

No change

Visited by OS (RL) 4 July 1967.

(Location cited as NJ 427 507). Old Bridge of Keith. Probably 17th century. A small hump-backed rubble bridge, with a single segmental arch.

J R Hume 1977.

This bridge is also known as the Auld Brig and Bridge of Grange. It now carries a footpath from Regent Street to the cemetery over the River Isla.

Information from RCAHMS (RJCM), 30 April 1996.

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