MHG12183 - Rhian Bridge
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Type and Period (1)
- BRIDGE (Post Medieval - 1560 AD to 1900 AD)
c.1816; segmental arch across the Abhainn Sgeamhaidh on the Lairg to Tongue road. <1>
The bridge was listed at Category C in 1979.
In 2014 ARCH provided a number of courses, field trips and other activities exploring and researching the remains of the 19th century engineer, road and church builder Thomas Telford. A project was undertaken in Kyle of Sutherland, during which many sites were visited and photographed by participants. The bridge was photographed during this project. <2>
GIS spatial data amended in 2018 according to OS MasterMap. <3>
- <1> Text/Manuscript: Calder, Sinclair B.. 1974. The Industrial Archaeology of Sutherland: A Scottish Highland Economy 1700-1900. The University of Strathclyde.
- <2> Dataset/Database File: Kruse, S.. 2015. Telford in the Kyle of Sutherland Project. Archaeology for Communities in the Highlands (ARCH). Yes. Digital. Site 58.
- <3> Image/Map: Ordnance Survey. Ordnance Survey Mastermap. Digital. XY
|Grid reference||Centred NC 5631 1662 (13m by 28m) (Buffered by site type)|
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External Links (4)
- http://kweimar.de/Bilder_XML.php?ket=HL072 (View more information on this bridge from a website about Highland Bridges)
- http://portal.historicenvironment.scot/designation/LB8026 (Online designation description (Historic Environment Scotland))
- http://www.archhighland.org.uk/telford-in-kyle-of-sutherland.asp (Visit the ARCH Telford in the Kyle of Sutherland Project page)
- https://canmore.org.uk/site/5164 (View HES Canmore entry for this site)
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