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Architecture Notes

Event ID 795452

Category Descriptive Accounts

Type Architecture Notes


NS47SE 71 45119 73550

This Caledonian Railway swing bridge has massive stone abutments. The puffers, coastal cargo vessels, using Bowling Harbour, were supplied with coal brought by this railway, while timber was transported back by this route.

G Hutton 1998..

This railway swing bridge carries the line over the channel, formerly a lock (NS47SE 59.01, NS 4515 7356), linking the upper canal basin (NS47SE 59.00, NS 4519 7354) with the lower one (NS47SE 113.00, NS 4503 7352).

Information from RCAHMS (MD) 1 August 2000.

2001 photographic survey is stored under 'Forth and Clyde Canal' in the NMRS.

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