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Edinburgh, Leith Docks, Swing Bridge Between Albert Dock And Edinburgh Dock

Swing Bridge (Period Unassigned)

Site Name Edinburgh, Leith Docks, Swing Bridge Between Albert Dock And Edinburgh Dock

Classification Swing Bridge (Period Unassigned)

Canmore ID 236835

Site Number NT27NE 57.11

NGR NT 27559 76765

Datum OSGB36 - NGR

Permalink http://canmore.org.uk/site/236835

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  • Council Edinburgh, City Of
  • Parish Edinburgh (Edinburgh, City Of)
  • Former Region Lothian
  • Former District City Of Edinburgh
  • Former County Midlothian

Archaeology Notes

NT27NE 57.11 27559 76765

See also NT27NE 57.05 and NT27NE 57.38 .

Swing-Bridge [NAT]

OS 1:1250 map, 1969.

This bridge carries a dock road across the entrance gap between the Albert Dock (NT27NE 57.38) to the NW and the Edinburgh Dock (NT27NE 57.05) to the SE. No source of power is evident; in the absence of an adjacent hydraulic power station, the use of electric power appears probable. The swinging-recess is on the SW.

Information from RCAHMS (RJCM), 13 June 2006.

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