MHG54508 - Stirling-tyndrum-fort William Military Road


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Type and Period (1)

  • MILITARY ROAD (Undated)

Protected Status

  • None recorded

Full Description

RCAHMS Canmore description:
NN 24820 55190 A watching brief was maintained on 12 March 2009 during the excavation of a narrow trench
across the 18th-century Tyndrum to Fort William military road at Kingshouse, where an underground cable was to replace an overhead 33kV power line. The road survived as 300mm of gravel with no trace of the underlying boulders and smaller stones usually associated with Wade and Caulfeild roads. It did, however, attain its intended 5m width although peat and vegetation had encroached over much of the road’s surface.
Archive and Report: Historic Scotland, HSMR and RCAHMS
Funder: Scottish and Southern Energy plc
John Lewis – Scotia Archaeology <1>

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Grid reference NN 2482 5519 (point) Approximate. Point generated from 2011 NMRS download data
Map sheet NN25NW
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