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CALEDONIAN CANAL, TORCASTLE ACQUEDUCT OVER THE ALLT SHEANGAINLB7090

Status: Designated

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Summary

Category
A
Date Added
05/10/1971
Local Authority
Highland
Planning Authority
Highland
Parish
Kilmallie
NGR
NN 13182 79159
Coordinates
213182, 779159

Description

Thomas Telford, circa 1815. 3 parallel tunnels, measuring

approximately 240' in length each, passing under Caledonian

Canal, carrying below it the waters of the Allt Sheangain in

2 parallel waterways, with narrow roadway in 3rd tunnel. High semi-circular winged abutments of squared tooled rubble,

with tooled rubble copes, flank canal bank, each with 3

round-headed tunnel entrances with triangular cutwaters.

Statement of Special Interest

Water and roadways paved with oblong sections of ashlar

stone. Roadway gives access to Torcastle and other

buildings, isolated between River Lochy and Caledonian Canal.

References

Bibliography

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

p.202

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