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Lovat Bridge

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

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Latitude: 57.4706 / 57°28'14"N

Longitude: -4.4758 / 4°28'33"W

OS Eastings: 251615

OS Northings: 844964

OS Grid: NH516449

Mapcode National: GBR H8BZ.DJK

Mapcode Global: WH3F7.6HXB

Plus Code: 9C9QFGCF+6M

Entry Name: Lovat Bridge

Listing Name: Lovat Bridge over River Beauly

Listing Date: 5 October 1971

Category: A

Source: Historic Scotland

Source ID: 340130

Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB8083

Building Class: Cultural

ID on this website: 200340130

Location: Kiltarlity and Convinth

County: Highland

Electoral Ward: Aird and Loch Ness

Parish: Kiltarlity And Convinth

Tagged with: Road bridge Stone arch bridge

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Thomas Telford, 1810. Symmetrical 5-span bridge with slight
hump-back. All tooled rubble with tooled ashlar dressings.
Tooled ashlar arch rings, each defined by string course and
separated by triangular cutwaters rising to parapet height as
canted buttresses. Double string course; tooled ashlar cope
repaired occasionally with cast replacements and missing in
some sections. Splayed approaches with square terminal piers.
Later cast-iron guards fitted to upstream cutwaters.

Statement of Interest

Built by Commission for Highland Roads and Bridges for sum

of $8,800; Lord Lovat was liable for one half of this. River

Beauly forms boundary with Kilmorack Parish.

Excluded from Schedule of monuments, 5 October 1998.

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