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Aberfoyle, Manse Road, Forth Bridge

Road Bridge (Period Unassigned)

Site Name Aberfoyle, Manse Road, Forth Bridge

Classification Road Bridge (Period Unassigned)

Alternative Name(s) River Forth

Canmore ID 128831

Site Number NN50SW 17

NGR NN 52015 00923

Datum OSGB36 - NGR


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Administrative Areas

  • Council Stirling
  • Parish Aberfoyle
  • Former Region Central
  • Former District Stirling
  • Former County Perthshire

Archaeology Notes

NN50SW 17 52015 00923

Not to be confused with the Pow Bridge (NN 51776 00396), for which see NN50SW 23.

This bridge carries Manse Road (an unclassified public road) over the River Forth between Aberfyle (to the NNE) and Kirkton (to the SSW). It is the highest bridging point over the river.

Information from RCAHMS (RJCM), 26 May 2010.

Architecture Notes

Also see under Aberfoyle, Pow Bridge for reference which may relate to either bridge.

REFERENCE - Scottish Record Office

Repair of the Bridge.

Payments to James Simpson, Mason.

Cash Book

1847-1850 GD 220/6/38 and 39

Aberfoyle. Estimate and receipted account for 3 stone bridges to be built by George Taylor on the Hight Road between Stirling and Inversnaid. ?44.4.6

1774 GD 220/6/1523/44

Aberfoyle. Repair of the Bridge over the Water of Forth.

Estimate making good the foundation, repairing the tops of the middle pillar, making up the ledges and soping the whole on both sides.


Attested by Alexander Gowan, Mason.

1761 GD 220/6/1505/26

(Undated) information in NMRS.


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