MHG59028 - Bridge - Allt Criche, Kinlocheven
A bridge built by German prisoners of war during the First World War.
Type and Period (2)
- ROAD BRIDGE (First World War to 21st Century - 1914 AD to 2100 AD)
- PLAQUE (First World War to 21st Century - 1914 AD to 2100 AD)
- None recorded
'German Bridge', Kinlochleven
The road between Glencoe and Kinlochleven was built by German PoWs after WWI. There was a camp near Kinlochleven and another at Caolasnacon so teams could work from each end.
The road bridge has a plaque commemorating this, which reads:
Information from M Briscoe, 28 February 2013
See link below to HES Canmore record for photos of the bridge contributed by Martin Briscoe.
|Grid reference||Centred NN 1695 6155 (25m by 20m)|
|Civil Parish||LISMORE AND APPIN|
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External Links (1)
- https://canmore.org.uk/site/320917/kinlochleven-allt-criche (Link to online HES Canmore record)
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