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Sallachan Bridge over River Gour

A Category B Listed Building in Fort William and Ardnamurchan, Highland

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Coordinates

Latitude: 56.7138 / 56°42'49"N

Longitude: -5.3051 / 5°18'18"W

OS Eastings: 197817

OS Northings: 762892

OS Grid: NM978628

Mapcode National: GBR FB8Z.BQG

Mapcode Global: WH1G7.GHZZ

Entry Name: Sallachan Bridge over River Gour

Listing Date: 20 July 1971

Category: B

Source: Historic Scotland

Source ID: 332389

Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB1681

Building Class: Cultural

Location: Ardgour

County: Highland

Electoral Ward: Fort William and Ardnamurchan

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Description

Probably Thomas Telford, circa 1804. Twin arched rubble
bridge; roughly dressed rubble arch rings and parapet;
rounded cutwaters faced with later concrete. Long rubble
approach causeways. Span of both arches: 9.3m; overall
length of bridge with approaches; 55m.

Statement of Interest

Probably built by Commissioners for Highland Roads and

Bridges shortly after 1804 to carry new road from Corran

to Kinlochmoidart. By-passed since 1965.

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