Basic Site Details

Name: Wellington Suspension Bridge over River Dee
Town, district or village: Craiglug
City or county: Aberdeenshire
Country: Scotland
Grid ref:
Notes: Also inscription on bridge. James Slight engineer.

Alternative Names

The following alternative names are associated with this building/design:
 NameCurrent name?Notes
Item 1 of 1Craiglug Suspension BridgeYes 

Building Type Classification

The building is classified under the following categories:
 ClassificationOriginal classification?Notes
Item 1 of 1Suspension bridge  


The following date-based events are associated with this building:
 FromToEvent typeNotes
Item 1 of 218291831  
Item 2 of 21886 Alterations and additionsElliptical arch on west approach.


Design and Construction

The following individuals or organisations have carried out design/construction work. Where architects or practices worked together, matching letters appear beside their names in the Partnership Group column.
 NameRolePartnership GroupFromToNotes
Item 1 of 4James AbernethyIronfounder 18291831Engineer, with Samuel Brown
Item 2 of 4John SmithArchitect 18291831Pylons
Item 3 of 4(Captain Sir) Samuel BrownEngineerh18291831Ironwork
Item 4 of 4William BoultonEngineerH1886 Elliptical arch on west approach.


Bibliographic References

The following books contain references to this building:
Item 1 of 1Sharples, J, Walker, D W and Woodworth, M2015The Buildings of Scotland: Aberdeenshire South and Aberdeen London and New Haven: Yale University Presspp249-250

Periodical References

The following periodicals contain references to this building:
 Periodical NameDateEditionPublisherNotes
Item 1 of 3Aberdeen Journal3 March 1830   
Item 2 of 3Aberdeen Journal10 November 1830   
Item 3 of 3Aberdeen Observer3 November 1829   

Archive References

The following archives hold material relating to this building:
 SourceArchive nameSource catalogue no.Notes
Item 1 of 2Historic Environment ScotlandListed Buildings Register20073 
Item 2 of 2National Monuments Record of Scotland/NMRS, RCAHMSNMRS Manuscripts  MS/500/14/2.