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CALEDONIAN CANAL, ACQUEDUCT OVER THE RIVER LOYLB7085

Status: Designated

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Summary

Category
A
Date Added
03/08/1977
Local Authority
Highland
Planning Authority
Highland
Parish
Kilmallie
NGR
NN 14921 81771
Coordinates
214921, 781771

Description

Thomas Telford, circa 1815. 3 parallel tunnels, the centre

with segmental headed arch ring, the outer with round-headed

arches, each approximately 260' long passing under the

Caledonian Canal, carrying the River Loy through centre

tunnel. Flanking tunnels for pedestrian/animal use, and

as flood arches when necessary. High semi-circular winged

abutments of squared tooled rubble, with tooled rubble copes.

Tooled ashlar arch rings and triangular cutwaters,

refaced to south with modern cement rendering.

Statement of Special Interest

Roadways paved with stone cobbles. They give access to fields

and farmland isolated between Caledonian Canal and River

Lochy.

References

Bibliography

John Hume, THE INDUSTRIAL ARCHAEOLOGY OF SCOTLAND, ii (1977)

p.202.

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