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Inveraray Castle Estate, Dubh Loch Bridge

Road Bridge (Period Unassigned)

Site Name Inveraray Castle Estate, Dubh Loch Bridge

Classification Road Bridge (Period Unassigned)

Alternative Name(s) Inverary Castle Policies; Drochaid Athnanlann; Glen Shira; Gearr Abhainn; Inveraray Castle Policies

Canmore ID 23642

Site Number NN11SW 9

NGR NN 11398 10542

Datum OSGB36 - NGR

Permalink http://canmore.org.uk/site/23642

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Administrative Areas

  • Council Argyll And Bute
  • Parish Inveraray
  • Former Region Strathclyde
  • Former District Argyll And Bute
  • Former County Argyll

Archaeology Notes

NN11SW 9 11398 10542

Drochaid Athnanlann [NAT]

OS 1:10,000 map, 1976.

Descheduled: formerly scheduled as Dubh Loch Bridge.

Information from Historic Scotland, Certificate of Exclusion from Schedule dated 20 January 2004.

This bridge carries the estate road up Glen Shira across the Gearr Abhainn at the S end of the Dubh Loch.

Information from RCAHMS (RJCM), 11 June 2004.

Architecture Notes

Architect:

Robert Mylne, 1783.

Activities

Construction (1785)

This bridge was designed by Robert Mylne and erected in 1785 by J. Tavish.

R Paxton and Jim Shipway 2007b

Reproduced from 'Civil Engineering heritage: Scotland - Highlands and Islands' with kind permission from Thomas Telford Publishers.

Photographic Survey (1962)

Photographic survey of buildings on the Inveraray Castle Estate and in and around Inveraray, Argyll by the Scottish National Buildings Record in 1962

Project (2007)

This project was undertaken to input site information listed in 'Civil Engineering heritage: Scotland - Highlands and Islands' by R Paxton and J Shipway, 2007.

Publication Account (2007)

This attractive architecturally designed bridge has a segmental arch of 60 ft span over the Garron with an arch-ring increasing in depth from the keystone to springing from 39–44 in. but with a cosmetically pronounced taper in each facade. This bridge was designed by Robert Mylne and erected in 1785 by J. Tavish.

R Paxton and Jim Shipway 2007b

Reproduced from 'Civil Engineering heritage: Scotland - Highlands and Islands' with kind permission from Thomas Telford Publishers.

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