MHG58723 - Canal Embankment - North Laggan


A canal embankment built to guide boats in to the North Laggan swing bridge area, which is depicted on the 1st Edition OS Map.

Type and Period (1)

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

Protected Status

  • None recorded

Full Description

This spur was created to guide sboats into the North Laggan swing bridge area. It measures some 38.0 metres in length and is 5.0 metres in width. It appears on the Ordnance Survey 6-inch map (Inverness-shire 1873, sheet xcvii) and on the 2nd edition of the OS 6-inch map (Inverness-shire 1904, sheet xcvii).
Information from RCAHMS (MMD), 25 March 2011.

GIS spatial data created 2018 based on OS Master Map. <2>

Sources/Archives (2)



Grid reference Centred NN 3006 9835 (31m by 26m) (2 map features)
Map sheet NN39NW
Geographical Area LOCHABER

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