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Taymouth Castle, Newhall Bridge

Road Bridge (19th Century)

Site Name Taymouth Castle, Newhall Bridge

Classification Road Bridge (19th Century)

Alternative Name(s) Taymouth Castle Policies; River Tay

Canmore ID 24958

Site Number NN74NE 14.06

NGR NN 78926 46925

Datum OSGB36 - NGR


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Administrative Areas

  • Council Perth And Kinross
  • Parish Dull
  • Former Region Tayside
  • Former District Perth And Kinross
  • Former County Perthshire

Archaeology Notes

NN74NE 14.06 78926 46925

(Location cited as NN 789 469). Newhall Bridge, Taymouth Castle. A three-span wrought-iron bridge with arched spans. The wooden roadway (now narrowed ro a footpath) is carried on the tops of the arches. There is a light lattice-girder railing.

J R Hume 1977.

This bridge carries the approach to Newhall steading (NN74NE 14.07) over the River Tay.

Information from RCAHMS (RJCM), 5 March 1998.

Site Management (26 August 2014)

Stone with wrought-iron lattice arches 2-arch over S section rubble walled section with decking on girders over small island, 1-arch N section, before 1842. Decking very dilapidated.

Gillies records Queen Victoria entered the grounds by this bridge 1842. (Historic Scotland)


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