MHG32184 - Rope Bridge - Shenachie
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Type and Period (1)
- AERIAL ROPEWAY (Post Medieval - 1560 AD to 1900 AD)
- None recorded
A 'ropeway' is depicted on the current Landmark and OS mapping. This is reported to consist of a wooden box in which persons can be carried over the river by means of a winding rope mechanism. It is not clear if the ropeway is still in working condition, but an article in the Inverness Courier (accompanied by a photograph taken in ?1937) shows an earlier version of the bridge. The first and second edition OS maps show only a 'Ford' at this location and the ropebridge is therefore presumed to have been constructed in the earlier part of the 20th Century.
A copy of the Courier article and photograph is held in Assoc. Docs.
|Grid reference||Centred NH 8274 3485 (30m by 30m) (Buffered by site type)|
|Civil Parish||MOY AND DALAROSSIE|
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External Links (1)
- https://canmore.org.uk/site/331575/shenachie-ropeway (Link to online HES Canmore record)
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