Forth And Clyde Canal, Dalderse Swing Bridge

Swing Bridge

Site Name Forth And Clyde Canal, Dalderse Swing Bridge

Classification Swing Bridge

Alternative Name(s) Abbotshaugh Swing Bridge

Canmore ID 172922

Site Number NS98SW 38

NGR NS 9029 8155

Datum OSGB36 - NGR

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Administrative Areas

  • Council Falkirk
  • Parish Grangemouth
  • Former Region Central
  • Former District Falkirk
  • Former County Stirlingshire

Architecture Notes

NS98SW 38 NS 9029 8155.

This railway bridge over the canal is sufficiently elevated to allow towpath access below.

The Forth and Clyde Canal Guidebook 1991.

This old railway bridge is now covered in graffiti, and is located only a short distance to the W of the current termination of the canal.

H Brown 1997.

This bridge is clearly visible on the current edition of the OS 1:10000 map (1993) and on the OS Basic Scale digital map (2000), but, like the railway, does not appear on the 1st edition of the OS 6-inch map (Stirlingshire 1865, sheet xxiv).

Information from RCAHMS (MD) 14 November 2000.

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