MHG24619 - Fort William, Nevis 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

NN17SW 25 1111 7438

This bridge was built to carry the West Highland Rly across the River Nevis on its approach to Fort William Station (NN17SW 16). It is supported by cylindrical cast-iron piers and is the longest single-span bridge on the line.
M Smith 1994.

This bridge spans the River Nevis at a point where it forms the boundary between the parishes of Kilmonivaig and Kilmallie.
Information from RCAHMS (RJCM), 17 June 1996.

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Grid reference Centred NN 1111 7438 (39m by 17m) (2 map features)
Map sheet NN17SW
Civil Parish KILMALLIE
Geographical Area LOCHABER

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