MHG3762 - Infirmary Bridge, Inverness


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  • SUSPENSION BRIDGE (Built, 19th Century - 1881 AD to 1881 AD)

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NH64SE 52 6642 4457

(Suspension bridge of wire rope and truss deck type). Built 1881 by C R Manners, engineer, and W Smith and sons, Ness Iron Works, contractors. Lattice-girder pylons on cast-iron bases, wire-rope cables, iron rod suspenders, light truss span. Main span 173 ft (52.7m), side spans 50 ft (15.2m). Public footbridge.
J R Hume 1977b.

Hume, J R, 1977, 'Scottish suspension bridges', Scot Archaeol Forum Vol. 8 1976, p.91-105, 103, no. 5a (Text/Publication/Article). SHG1480.

Hume, J R, 1977, The industrial archaeology of Scotland 2: The Highlands and Islands, 208 (Text/Publication/Volume). SHG2332.

Minchinton, W, 1984, A guide to industrial archaeology sites in Britain, 169 (Text/Publication/Volume). SHG2521.

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Grid reference Centred NH 6642 4457 (85m by 27m)
Map sheet NH64SE
Geographical Area INVERNESS

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