Nut and Bolt

1981/005

Nut and bolt from Bedford Place cast iron bridge Alloa, Clackmannanshire (date unknown)

SKU: 1981/005 Categories: ,

Description

Nut and bolt from Bedford Place cast iron bridge Alloa, Clackmannanshire. Nut dimensions: 2.375 in square x 2 in. Bolt dimensions: 2.5 in x 1.375 in square with head 1.25 in. Used for securing cast iron members. The date of manufacture of the nut and bolt is unknown. The bridge carries the road (Belmont Place) over a former wooden rail waggonway. The waggonway dates back to 1768 with the wooden rails being replaced with cast iron rails in 1810.

Descriptions of the Bedford Place bridge and waggonway can be found at http://canmore.org.uk/site/47236/alloa-bedford-place-waggonway-bridge and http://staff.stir.ac.uk/jeff.wotherspoon/sak/alloaww/alloaww.htm.

Additional information

Acquisition Number

1981/005

Item Type

Short Description

Nut and bolt

Manufactured by

Date of Manufacture

Unknown

Sub-items

None

Supporting Items

None

Makers Number

None

Marks

None

Dimensions (mm)

Unknown

Donor

Date Donated

May 1981

Materials

Iron

Condition

Fair

Display Location