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Bridge Of Laroch, Ballachulish

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

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Coordinates

Latitude: 56.674 / 56°40'26"N

Longitude: -5.1341 / 5°8'2"W

OS Eastings: 208080

OS Northings: 757971

OS Grid: NN080579

Mapcode National: GBR FCP2.K32

Mapcode Global: WH1GJ.3HGZ

Plus Code: 9C8PMVF8+H9

Entry Name: Bridge Of Laroch, Ballachulish

Listing Name: Ballachulish, Bridge of Laroch over River Laroch

Listing Date: 5 October 1971

Category: B

Source: Historic Scotland

Source ID: 338607

Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB6883

Building Class: Cultural

Location: Lismore and Appin

County: Highland

Electoral Ward: Fort William and Ardnamurchan

Parish: Lismore And Appin

Traditional County: Argyllshire

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Description

1785. Single span rubble bridge with slight hump-back. Dressed
rubble arch ring; roughly dressed rubble parapet. Some heavy
cement pointing.

Statement of Interest

The military road from Stirling to Fort William was

initially (1752) routed via the Devil's Staircase and

Kinlochleven, but was re-aligned via Glencoe and

Ballachulish in 1785.

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