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Faillie Bridge over Nairn River

A Category B Listed Building in Aird and Loch Ness, Highland

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Coordinates

Latitude: 57.4142 / 57°24'51"N

Longitude: -4.1458 / 4°8'45"W

OS Eastings: 271203

OS Northings: 838016

OS Grid: NH712380

Mapcode National: GBR J944.1MV

Mapcode Global: WH4GQ.9X12

Entry Name: Faillie Bridge over Nairn River

Listing Date: 5 October 1971

Category: B

Source: Historic Scotland

Source ID: 332391

Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB1683

Building Class: Cultural

Location: Daviot and Dunlichity

County: Highland

Electoral Ward: Aird and Loch Ness

Parish: Daviot And Dunlichity

Traditional County: Inverness-shire

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Description

Later 18th century, high single-span hump-back rubble bridge;

dressed rubble keystoned arch ring springing from canted buttress/abutments at north and south banks. Low parapet

with tooled rubble copes meet to form shallow point in

centre. Splayed approaches. Approx span; 60'.

Statement of Interest

Carrued General Wade's military road (1728-30) from Inverness

to Dunkeld via Sluggan. Formerly crossed Nairn River about

150' (50m) further west.

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