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Stirling - Tyndrum - Fort William Military Road

Military Road (18th Century)

Site Name Stirling - Tyndrum - Fort William Military Road

Classification Military Road (18th Century)

Canmore ID 89078

Site Number NN25NE 1

NGR NN 2502 5503

NGR Description NN 2505 5500 to NN 2500 5505

Datum OSGB36 - NGR


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Administrative Areas

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

Archaeology Notes

NN25NE 1 From NN 2505 5500 to NN 2500 5505.

NN 2505 5500 to NN 2500 5505 course of military road on Roy's map (1747-55).

OS (ES) 11 June 1974.

W Roy 1747-55.

The surveying and recording of the section of Major Edward Caulfeild's Military Way from Kingshouse (NN 2600 5491) to Altnafeadh (NN 2222 5632) (which is currently utilised by the West Highland Way) was undertaken between February and March of 1994. The full details of the survey, which recorded in full the nature of the road and the associated features within a 20m corridor centred on the road has been brought together in a full report which has been deposited in the NMRS.

Sponsors: Strathclyde Regional Council, Highland Regional Council & Scottish Natural Heritage.

J A Atkinson 1994c; NMRS MS/725/68.

The military road takes a course running along the lower slopes of Beinn a' Chrulaiste.

W Taylor 1976.


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