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Grangemouth, Docks, Western Channel Swing Bridge

Swing Bridge (Period Unassigned)

Site Name Grangemouth, Docks, Western Channel Swing Bridge

Classification Swing Bridge (Period Unassigned)

Alternative Name(s) Grangemouth Harbour And Docks; Carron Dock

Canmore ID 220939

Site Number NS98SW 7.09

NGR NS 93243 82622

Datum OSGB36 - NGR


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Administrative Areas

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

Archaeology Notes

NS98SW 7.09 93243 82622

Formerly entered as NS98SW 74.

Swing-bridge [NAT

OS 1:10,000 map, 1993.

Constructed in 1906, only one of two surviving in Scotland. This was not visited by the survey team.

Site recorded by GUARD during the Coastal Assessment Survey for Historic Scotland, 'The Firth of Forth from Dunbar to the Coast of Fife' 1996.

This swing bridge carries railway tracks and a road across the main axis of Grangemouth Docks between the Western Channel (NS98SW 7.08) and Carron Dock (NS98SW 7.10), to the E and W respectively.

Information from RCAHMS (RJCM), 4 May 2006.


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