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Crieff To Dalnacardoch Military Road

Military Road (18th Century)

Site Name Crieff To Dalnacardoch Military Road

Classification Military Road (18th Century)

Alternative Name(s) River Garry; Garry Bridge

Canmore ID 87558

Site Number NN77SW 7

NGR NN 7265 7013

NGR Description NN 7263 7000 to NN 7257 7021

Datum OSGB36 - NGR

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

Archaeology Notes

NN77SW 7.00 7263 7000 to 7257 7021 MR 3 (Formerly LIN 501)

General Wade's Military Road (NAT)

OS 1:10560 map (1972)

NN77SW 7.01 NN 72637 70040 Bridge

The military road heads N over the Garry Bridge (NN77SW 7.01) at NN 7264 7005 to Dalnacardoch.

J B Salmond 1938.

The road from Crieff has been investigated from NN 750 600 (NN76SE) to its junction with the Dunkeld to Inverness road at NN 725 703.

Modern road on line.

Visited by OS (JP) 23 June 1969.

The military road traverses the River Garry at NN 7264 7005 on the Garry Bridge (NN77SW 7.01). This is an original Wade bridge, in a good state of preservation and still in use. The river tends to be normally fairly dry, except in periods of spate, due to hydro-electric operations. Just E of Dalnacardoch, the road links with the Dunkeld to Inverness military road (NN77SW 13.00, MR 2).

W Taylor 1976.

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