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Caledonian Canal, Abercalder Cottage (Swing Bridge Keeper's Cottage)

A Category C Listed Building in Caol and Mallaig, Highland

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Coordinates

Latitude: 57.0929 / 57°5'34"N

Longitude: -4.7431 / 4°44'35"W

OS Eastings: 233896

OS Northings: 803551

OS Grid: NH338035

Mapcode National: GBR G9NZ.B3V

Mapcode Global: WH2FQ.3ZND

Entry Name: Caledonian Canal, Abercalder Cottage (Swing Bridge Keeper's Cottage)

Listing Date: 17 April 1986

Category: C

Source: Historic Scotland

Source ID: 332647

Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB1878

Building Class: Cultural

Location: Boleskine and Abertarff

County: Highland

Electoral Ward: Caol and Mallaig

Parish: Boleskine And Abertarff

Traditional County: Inverness-shire

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Description

Thomas Telford, 1815-20. Single storey, west facing cottage
of 3 bays; whitewashed rubble; harled gables. Centre door
masked by projecting gabled porch. Small gabled single
storey extension set back at south gable; varied glazing; end
stacks; slate roofs. Large rear dormer.

Statement of Interest

Ramp of original swing bridge (as Moy Bridge) in front of

cottage.

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