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TITLE
High Bridge over River Spean
EXTERNAL ID
QZP40_39_P187A
PLACENAME
River Spean
DISTRICT
Lochaber
OLD COUNTY/PARISH
INVERNESS: Kilmonivaig
DATE OF IMAGE
1898
PERIOD
1890s
SOURCE
Highland Libraries
ASSET ID
30773
KEYWORDS
Lochaber
Jacobites
High Bridge over River Spean

High Bridge was built by General Wade in 1736. It was the site of one of the first skirmishes in the 1745 Jacobite Rebellion. By the 1930s one of its three arches was broken and by 1979 only one survived.

The illustration is from 'Loyal Lochaber. Historical Genealogical and Traditionary' by W Drummond Norie, Glasgow, 1898.

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High Bridge over River Spean

INVERNESS: Kilmonivaig

1890s

Lochaber; Jacobites

Highland Libraries

Fraser Mackintosh Collection (photographs)

High Bridge was built by General Wade in 1736. It was the site of one of the first skirmishes in the 1745 Jacobite Rebellion. By the 1930s one of its three arches was broken and by 1979 only one survived. <br /> <br /> The illustration is from 'Loyal Lochaber. Historical Genealogical and Traditionary' by W Drummond Norie, Glasgow, 1898.