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Caledonian Canal, Glen Loy

Canal (Period Unassigned)

Site Name Caledonian Canal, Glen Loy

Classification Canal (Period Unassigned)

Canmore ID 105815

Site Number NN18SW 3

NGR NN 1457 8094

NGR Description NN 1368 8000 to NN 1499 8187

Datum OSGB36 - NGR


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Administrative Areas

  • Council Highland
  • Parish Kilmallie
  • Former Region Highland
  • Former District Lochaber
  • Former County Inverness-shire

Archaeology Notes

NN18SW 3.00 1368 8000 to 1499 8187

NN18SW 3.01 NN14921 81771 Glen Loy Aquaduct

NN18SW 3.02 NN 1432 8061 Glen Albyn Tunnel (culvert)

NN18SW 3.03 NN 1442 8081 Glen Albyn Basin

NN18SW 3.04 NN 1445 8085 Glen Albyn North Drain (Sluice)

NN18SW 3.05 NN 1462 8083 Glen Albyn South Drain (Sluice)

NN18SW 3.07 NN 1493 8149 Strone Drain (Sluice)

See also:

NN18SW 6 NN 14886 81251 Strone Sluices

On this map sheet the canal heads mainly in a NW direction, turning N to the Glen Loy Aqueduct (NN18SW 3.01) and then bending NW again. There are a number of drainage features in this section.

Information from RCAHMS (MD) 6 September 2001.


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