Listed Building

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Status: Designated


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Date Added
Local Authority
Planning Authority
Urquhart And Glenmoriston
NH 41954 16572
241954, 816572


Mid 18th century, 2-span rubble bridge with tooled rubble

dressings. 2 unequal segmental dressed rubble arch rings

springing from natural flanking and centre rock abutments.

Further small flood arch at W bank and E approach carried on

3-span clapper bridge. Roughly tooled parapet, some portions

re-built. Approximate spans; W arch 60', E arch 45'.

Statement of Special Interest

Now by-passed. Though commonly believed to be by Thomas

Telford and though undoubtedly incorporated in line of road

built by Telford for the Commission for Highland roads and

Bridges in 1808-1811, this bridge appears structually to be

of mid-18th century date. Parapet re-built in 1984.

At this point River Moriston forms parish boundary with

Boleskine and Abertarff Parish.



Ted Ruddock, ARCH BRIDGES AND THEIR BUILDERS, 1735-1835 (1979)


About Listed Buildings

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We list buildings of special architectural or historic interest using the criteria published in the Historic Environment Scotland Policy Statement.

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