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GARVAMORE, GARVA BRIDGE OVER RIVER SPEY (ST GEORGE'S BRIDGE)LB6900

Status: Designated

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Summary

Category
A
Date Added
05/10/1971
Supplementary Information Updated
05/04/2016
Local Authority
Highland
Planning Authority
Highland
Parish
Laggan
NGR
NN 52174 94750
Coordinates
252174, 794750

Description

General Wade, 1731-2. Twin arched rubble bridge with long

centre section between arches springing from rocky outcrop

in centre of river.

Tooled rubble arch rings and parapet cope; heavy rubble

buttresses to both sides; iron repair braces to arches. Span;

each arch 45' and length of bridge overall, 180'.

Statement of Special Interest

General Wade s first double arched bridgecarries the military road from Dalwhinnie Laggan to FortAugustus via the Corrieyairack Pass which commences at Garva(also Garbha). General Wade named the bridge St George sBridge, though that name is now rarely used.

Formerly a scheduled monument. Scheduled on 24/05/1971 and descheduled on 23/03/2016.

References

Bibliography

W Douglas Simpson, PORTRAIT OF THE HIGHLANDS (1969), p.190.

William Taylor, THE MILITARY ROADS IN SCOTLAND (1976), PP.58-60.

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