MHG34914 - Woodlands Bridge - Old Military Road, Inchnacardoch Forest


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Type and Period (1)

  • BRIDGE (18th Century - 1701 AD to 1800 AD)

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  • None recorded

Full Description

This bridge over a burn leading towards Woodlands has been destroyed, but was probably a military bridge. The springings survive 1.4m apart, surmounted by a modern bridge, comprised of wooden sleepers.
Visited by OS March 1979.
M Logie (Highland Council) 1997; NMRS MS 1007/6.

In 2009 Forestry Commission Scotland commissioned C Shepherd to undertake a survey and assessment of those parts of the 18th century Military Road network crossing the National Forest Estate in Inverness, Ross & Skye, Lochaber and North Highland Forest Districts. During the survey of Inchnacardoch forest, this bridge was recorded and photographed. The bridge springings appeared to survive well on both sides of the Road and the river, with the bridge approached by revetted sides made of well-laid boulders. The present track still utilise the springings to support the modern superstructure. <1>

GIS spatial data created 2019 based on OS Master Map. <2>

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Grid reference Centred NH 3610 0981 (20m by 20m) (2 map features)
Map sheet NH30NE
Geographical Area INVERNESS

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