Crathes Castle Bridge - Banchory, Aberdeenshire

The bridge at Crathes Castle is a Category C(S) Listed building dating from the early 19th century. It is a single segmental arched bridge built in sandstone rubble with dressed voussoirs. The bridge had fallen into disuse, and was suffering from extensive root bearing vegetation.

Scope of Work

Crathes Castle Bridge.

Pictured: Crathes Castle Bridge.

LTM were contracted by the National Trust for Scotland to undertake the conservation and repair of this historic structure. Works included: deep root treatment and removal of soil; masonry consolidation; new build using recovered rubble and built in a hot lime mortar; injecting lime putty into voids of boss harl; patch repairs to match existing and limewashing to finish.

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Crathes Castle Bridge.


Crathes Castle Bridge - Banchory, Aberdeenshire

Area of Expertise

Bridges and Viaducts

Craft Skills & Solutions

  • Masonory Consolidation Stabilisation


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Crathes Castle Bridge - Banchory, Aberdeenshire

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