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Kinlochleven, Allt Criche

Bridge (First World War)

Site Name Kinlochleven, Allt Criche

Classification Bridge (First World War)

Alternative Name(s) Creag Innis Torrain

Canmore ID 320917

Site Number NN16SE 68

NGR NN 16951 61559

Datum OSGB36 - NGR


Ordnance Survey licence number AC0000807262. All rights reserved.
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Administrative Areas

  • Council Highland
  • Parish Lismore And Appin (Lochaber)
  • Former Region Highland
  • Former District Lochaber
  • Former County Argyll


External Reference (28 February 2013)

'German Bridge', Kinlochleven

The road between Glencoe and Kinlochleven was built by German PoWs after WWI. There was a camp near Kinlochleven and another at Caolasnacon so teams could work from each end.

The road bridge has a plaque commemorating this.

Erected by

German PoW


Information from M Briscoe, 28 February 2013

Project (March 2013 - September 2013)

A project to characterise the quantity and quality of the Scottish resource of known surviving remains of the First World War. Carried out in partnership between Historic Scotland and RCAHMS.


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