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Fort Augustus, Road Bridge Carrying the A82 over River Oich

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

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Coordinates

Latitude: 57.1456 / 57°8'44"N

Longitude: -4.681 / 4°40'51"W

OS Eastings: 237890

OS Northings: 809273

OS Grid: NH378092

Mapcode National: GBR G9TT.W14

Mapcode Global: WH2FK.2N7F

Entry Name: Fort Augustus, Road Bridge Carrying the A82 over River Oich

Listing Date: 5 October 1971

Category: B

Source: Historic Scotland

Source ID: 332626

Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB1866

Building Class: Cultural

Location: Boleskine and Abertarff

County: Highland

Electoral Ward: Aird and Loch Ness

Traditional County: Inverness-shire

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Description

Mears and Carus-Wilson, 1934. 3-span reinforced concrete
bridge faced with rubble masonry; tooled ashlar dressings.
Wide shallow tooled ashlar arch flanked by smaller arch
rings, also with tooled ashlar dressings. Triangular
cutwaters rise as buttresses against spandrels; tooled
rubble cope to parapet. Approximate spans; centre arch - 60';
side arches - 25'.

Statement of Interest

Replaces old bridge further downstream.

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