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Killin, River Lochay, Bridge Of Lochay

Road Bridge (Period Unassigned)

Site Name Killin, River Lochay, Bridge Of Lochay

Classification Road Bridge (Period Unassigned)

Alternative Name(s) Glen Lochay

Canmore ID 24209

Site Number NN53SE 30

NGR NN 56966 34228

Datum OSGB36 - NGR


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Administrative Areas

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

Architecture Notes

NN53SE 30 56966 34228

EXTERNAL REFERENCE - Scottish Record Office

Building the Bridge of Glenlochay.

Orders to cut and hew thirty long fir trees for the bridge.

Letter from Sir John Campbell to Barcaldine. 1684 GD 170/629


Bridges, Breadalbane estate

Bridge at Lochay, 1700-01

Duncan McNocard and Donald McGregich making ?holls for new couple to bridge

Duncan Barron and Jon McAlpine, contract of work at bridge

Donald Grant smith for proportion of bridge work Total 176.17.6 Sc


For do.

Robert McInnes, mason, per contract 666.13.4

Donald Toshach, wright , for coums 226.13.4

and expenses to Perth to direct making iron bolts

Andrew Donaldson, mason, winning and hewing 394ft

quarry stone @ 9/- (who turns bankrupt and leaves country) 177.6.

GD 112/48/1 (Breadalbane MSS)

McGressich Miller and James Campbell, for balance of above 20._ _

and for winning stones for pillar and setting it up with mason etc 8. 6.-

Total #1717.2.8



Contract between John Campbell of Achaladar, Chamberlain, and James Robertson and Thomas Olker, masons in Dunkeld, to build stone bridge by water of Lochy "a little below where the last bridge stood", arch 52ft between land breats, 15ft broad, 12ft of it clear, with hewn stone on top "leadgings", packed and causeway end to end, guaranteed to stand 7 years.

For 111.16st

(others 1772 onwards) GD 112/48/1

Rebuilding the Bridge of Lochay. By contrast with James Robertson and Thomas Clerk, Masons, for building and finishing the bridge of Lochy. Payment of #2074.4.0 (Scots) Account book

1741 GD 112/9/45

Building the Bridge of Lochay. Payment of #533.6.8 which is said to be refunded to the Earl of Breadalbane by the users of the bridge. Account book.

1719 GD 112/9/41 pages 11 and 148


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