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)

Protected Status

  • None recorded

Full Description

'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:
Erected by
German PoW
Information from M Briscoe, 28 February 2013

See link below to HES Canmore record for photos of the bridge contributed by Martin Briscoe.

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Grid reference Centred NN 1695 6155 (25m by 20m) (2 map features)
Map sheet NN16SE
Geographical Area LOCHABER

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