MHG57490 - Bridge, Loch Meig


Bridge, Loch Meig

Type and Period (1)

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

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  • None recorded

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Loch Meig
This part of the glen is comparatively narrow and has steep sides. Loch Meig was formed by the construction of the Meig Dam c1957. The present road traverses the south side of the loch along a strip of birch clad land. Sections of the former, now abandoned, road are very clear to see at a lower level, although much of it is underwater.

711 Bridge - NH 35516 55448 A well made bridge over the Allt Bail an Uillt Shios at Balnault constructed of dressed stone. It is largely intact although the keystone of the north arch has slipped and is threatening to fall out. The bridge is 9m in length and 4.5m wide. The stonework of the abutments is roughly 2m in height. The bridge is probably inundated at times of high water. <1>

Ordnance Survey Mastermap <2>

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Grid reference Centred NH 3551 5545 (12m by 6m) Indicative centroid
Map sheet NH35NE
Geographical Area ROSS AND CROMARTY
Civil Parish CONTIN

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