Garry Bridge on the Isle of Lewis was completed in 1921. It is 15 feet wide with a three feet pavement on each side. It has a span of 100 feet and a height of fifty with nine arches, the main one having four smaller arches each side. It is a substantial construction made with reinforced concrete; it goes nowhere. In Sicily I understand there are whole motorways built to the same principle.
To the south of the peninsula that leads to Garry Bridge is Tiumpanhead and its Stevenson lighthouse, another road to nowhere. It became automatic in 1985 and its outbuildings sold off – they are now home to a kennels and cattery. From lighthouse to doghouse in a generation: