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Old Bridge, Fort Augustus

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

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Latitude: 57.1466 / 57°8'47"N

Longitude: -4.678 / 4°40'40"W

OS Eastings: 238074

OS Northings: 809375

OS Grid: NH380093

Mapcode National: GBR G9TT.XLR

Mapcode Global: WH2FK.3MNP

Plus Code: 9C9Q48WC+MQ

Entry Name: Old Bridge, Fort Augustus

Listing Name: Fort Augustus, Old Bridge over River Oich

Listing Date: 5 October 1971

Category: B

Source: Historic Scotland

Source ID: 332625

Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB1865

Building Class: Cultural

Location: Boleskine and Abertarff

County: Highland

Electoral Ward: Aird and Loch Ness

Parish: Boleskine And Abertarff

Traditional County: Inverness-shire

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Fort Augustus


Single span of earlier 18th century multi-span bridge
survives at north bank, linked to south bank of river by 19th
century 4-span wooden trestle bridge. Earlier bridge of
rubble, with single segmental dressed arch ring springing
from low pier with substantial ashlar triangular cutwaters
rising as heavy triangular buttresses.

Statement of Interest

Now closed to all traffic. Bridge appears complete on Taylor


and 1st ed. OS (1871).

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