Gruinard Bay, Wester Ross

Maker
John Peat Munn
Production date
Aug 1948
Description
Text on negative envelope reads 'Gruinard Bay. Gruinard Hill. Steep narrow road at Little Gruinard (not possible to tar surface). Too Steep.' View down a steep single track road. The road is unmetalled and runs down the edge of the hill on a ledge supported by a stone wall.
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Production date
Aug 1948
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Subject notes
The road, the A832, was later tarred and widened but the gradient is still 14 to 20%. Roads in the West Highlands were single track with the exception of a few main routes which were widened in the 1920s and 30s. Widening of principal routes has continued, but single track roads with passing places remain.
Accession number
P38919

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