Kinbuck Bridge

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Kinbuck Bridge
Bridge over Allan Water - geograph.org.uk - 179809.jpg
Coordinates 56.225602, -3.951192
Carries B8033 public road
Crosses Allan Water
Characteristics
Material Stone
No. of spans Two

Kinbuck Bridge or Bridge of Kinbuck is a category B listed structure in the hamlet of Kinbuck in Stirling.

History[edit]

The present structure is dated 1752.[1]

In 1715, after resting for the night in Kinbuck, 6,000 Jacobite troops crossed Kinbuck bridge over the River Allan on their way to fight the Hanoverians at the Battle of Sherrifmuir.[2]

Design[edit]

It has two spans, and the central cutwater is protected by a concrete island.[1] The weight limit on the bridge is 10 tonnes (9.8 long tons; 11 short tons).[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Kinbuck Bridge". rcahms.gov.uk. Retrieved 12 September 2014. 
  2. ^ Roberts, John Leonard (2002). The Jacobite wars: Scotland and the military campaigns of 1715 and 1745. Edinburgh: Polygon. ISBN 978-1-902930-29-9. 
  3. ^ "Chapter 7: Construction Issues" (PDF). Retrieved 12 September 2014. 

External links[edit]

Coordinates: 56°13′32″N 3°57′04″W / 56.2256°N 3.9512°W / 56.2256; -3.9512