Allt a' Chaorainn Bhig Bridge
|Allt a' Chaorainn Bhig Bridge|
|Location Map ( geo)|
|Ross and Cromarty|
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The bridge over the Allt a' Chaorainn Bhig is not the largest, or the most interesting on the A87 along Loch Cluanie. It is a simple single-span concrete structure with metal railings as parapets, carrying the road across a fairly small stream.
Built by Telford in c1815, if not by Caulfeild 60 years earlier, the bridge is a single span stone arch, and what remains shows how roughly but solidly such structures were built, There is virtually no mortar left between the stones, leaving some rather large holes, but still the arch stands, as it has for 2 centuries.