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Sluggan Bridge
Grantown-on-Spey, Highland, Scotland
associated engineer
Not known
date  circa 1829
era  Georgian  |  category  Bridge  |  reference  NH868219
This part-ruined, single span stone bridge carries what is now a military road. This was a major route before it was realigned by the Parliamentary Commissioners at the turn of the C18th. However, the date of the current bridge is doubtful due to conflicting records.
What remains of the structure is a clean, semicircular arch of coursed rubble, spanning 19.5yd with a rise of just under 10yd from the surface of the shallow river. The height of the arch provides for flooding. Its line is emphasised by thin slab voussoirs and made more dramatic by the decay of the parapet, which has fallen away.
The roadway is 14ft wide across the bridge and has long wing walls on the north bank.
reference sources   LG/SJ

Sluggan Bridge