MHG1192 - Latheronwheel Harbour, Bridge


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  • BRIDGE (Post Medieval - 1560 AD to 1900 AD)

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Photo 19/11/2002 - HAW 11/2002
ND13SE 64 1896 3221.

An 18th century, well-constructed, small bridge of local stone, known as 'Wade's Bridge'.
HBD No. 44.

Just upstream from the harbour is a parapetless, segmental-arched single-span rubble bridge, dating from the 18th century.
J R Hume 1977.

Latheron Wheel Harbour Bridge. This bridge probably dates from mid 18th century and has a single segmental arch, about 48ft (14.6m) in span, with a slight hump. The voussoirs are dressed stone, the rest rubble. The abutment courses are mortared but the spandrels are drystone or have lost their mortar.
G Nelson 1990.

This bridge carries an unclassified public road across the Burn of Latheronwheel to the NW of Latheronwheel (Janetstown) harbour.
Information from RCAHMS (RJCM), 6 May 1998.

An 18th century, well constructed, small bridge of local stone,
known as 'Wade's Bridge'. HBD 1971

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Grid reference Centred ND 1896 3220 (50m by 50m) (2 map features)
Map sheet ND13SE
Civil Parish LATHERON
Geographical Area CAITHNESS

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