MHG24617 - Fort William, Lochy Railway Bridge


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Type and Period (1)

  • RAILWAY BRIDGE (Post Medieval - 1560 AD to 1900 AD)

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  • None recorded

Full Description

NN17NW 21 1195 7560 to 1195 7547

Not to be confused with Banavie, Railway Swing Bridge (NN17NW 19).

This viaduct was built to carry the Mallaig extension of the West Highland Rly (a subsidiary of the North British Rly) across the River Lochy supported on cylindrical cast-iron piers which were finished in masonry above the high-water mark.
M Smith 1994.

This bridge crosses the River Lochy at Castle Pool, where it forms the boundary between the parishes of Kilmallie and Kilmonivaig.
Information from RCAHMS (RJCM), 17 June 1996.

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Grid reference Centred NN 1195 7552 (15m by 121m) (2 map features)
Map sheet NN17NW
Civil Parish KILMALLIE
Geographical Area LOCHABER

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