MHG3867 - Greig Street, Inverness, suspension bridge


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

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NH64NE 118 6644 4530 to 6635 4537

(Suspension bridge of wire rope and truss deck type). Built 1881, probably by C R Manners, engineer, and Rose Streeet foundry, Inverness, contractors. Lattice-girder pylons on cast-iron bases, wire-rope cables, iron rod suspenders, light truss span. Public footbridge.
J R Hume 1977b.

Martin Briscoe has submitted photographs of this site to the Highland HER Flickr group. <1>

Taylor, A, 02/2010, A Collection of Highland Buildings and Monuments (Image/Photograph(s)). SHG25366.

Hume, J R, 1977, 'Scottish suspension bridges', Scot Archaeol Forum Vol. 8 1976, p.91-105, 103, no. 5b (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.

<1> Briscoe, J M, 2008-11, Information and photographs of various sites submitted by Martin Briscoe, via Flickr (Image/Photograph(s)). SHG23810.

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Grid reference Centred NH 6639 4539 (87m by 65m)
Map sheet NH64NE
Geographical Area INVERNESS

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