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Bridge Of Turret, Crieff

A Category C Listed Building in Crieff, Perth and Kinross

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Latitude: 56.3774 / 56°22'38"N

Longitude: -3.8518 / 3°51'6"W

OS Eastings: 285739

OS Northings: 722110

OS Grid: NN857221

Mapcode National: GBR 1G.24NN

Mapcode Global: WH4MW.TY0V

Plus Code: 9C8R94GX+X7

Entry Name: Bridge Of Turret, Crieff

Listing Name: Bridge of Turret

Listing Date: 9 June 1981

Category: C

Source: Historic Scotland

Source ID: 359285

Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB23519

Building Class: Cultural

Location: Crieff

County: Perth and Kinross

Town: Crieff

Electoral Ward: Strathearn

Traditional County: Perthshire

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Early 19th century incorporating remains of earlier bridge. Broad single deep segmental arch bridge over Turret Burn. Narrow dressed squared rubble bands with large voussoirs and broad flat-coped parapet.

Statement of Interest

Formerly a drover's road from the Western Isles, "For cattle from Skye and most of the Outer Isles the route across the western edge of the Moor of Rannoch led them easily to Crieff by Loch Tay and Loch Earn" or from Argyll via "Glen Dochart and Loch Earn". By the end of the 17th century Crieff was the "greatest cattle market in Scotland" (Haldane). A Priest's walk is built into the western approach of the extant bridge with only the south entrance remaining in the garden of nearby West March.

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