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Bridge Over Leacainn River

A Category C Listed Building in Inveraray, Argyll and Bute

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Latitude: 56.1761 / 56°10'34"N

Longitude: -5.1919 / 5°11'30"W

OS Eastings: 201963

OS Northings: 702752

OS Grid: NN019027

Mapcode National: GBR FDKD.8KW

Mapcode Global: WH1K0.61X4

Plus Code: 9C8P5RG5+F6

Entry Name: Bridge Over Leacainn River

Listing Name: Bridge over Leacainn River, to N of Braleckan (W of Auchindrain Township)

Listing Date: 19 June 2000

Category: C

Source: Historic Scotland

Source ID: 394647

Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB47271

Building Class: Cultural

ID on this website: 200394647

Location: Inveraray

County: Argyll and Bute

Electoral Ward: Mid Argyll

Parish: Inveraray

Traditional County: Argyllshire

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Probably 18th century. Single span segmental-arched hump-back bridge over Leacainn River. Random rubble; rubble arch ring and coping; splayed wing walls. Parapet repaired in places.

Statement of Interest

The bridge of Leacainn River was supposedly commissioned by Clerk of Braleckan (cousin to Sir John Clerk of Penicuik) to take traffic over the river from the drove road of Loch Aweside to Loch Fyneside. A bridge over Leacainn River is shown this site on Roy's map of circa 1750 (see above). A new bridge partners the old, constructed by the Forestry Commission to facilitate their work.

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