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Foyers, Upper Foyers, Bridge over River Foyers

A Category C Listed Building in Boleskine And Abertarff, Highland

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Coordinates

Latitude: 57.2456 / 57°14'44"N

Longitude: -4.491 / 4°29'27"W

OS Eastings: 249791

OS Northings: 819956

OS Grid: NH497199

Mapcode National: GBR H98K.ZJY

Mapcode Global: WH3GC.Z4MT

Entry Name: Foyers, Upper Foyers, Bridge over River Foyers

Listing Date: 17 April 1986

Category: C

Source: Historic Scotland

Source ID: 332652

Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB1882

Building Class: Cultural

Location: Boleskine and Abertarff

County: Highland

Civil Parish: Boleskine And Abertarff

Unitary Authority Ward: Aird and Loch Ness

Traditional County: Inverness-shire

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Description

Late 18th/early 19th century; single span rubble bridge
crossing narrow gorge; tooled rubble segmental arch
ring; renewed rubble parapet with concrete cope.
Approximate span; 30'.

Statement of Interest

Probably constructed by Frasers of Foyers, as only bridge at

Foyers over river before Lower Foyers bridge built 1862.

Carries road that served former Foyers House. Said to have

had simple, single log which spanned gorge and served the

"more coragious foot-passangers" before construction of

present bridge.

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