MHG12183 - Rhian Bridge


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Type and Period (1)

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

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Rhian Bridge.

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>

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Grid reference Centred NC 5631 1662 (13m by 28m) (2 map features)
Map sheet NC51NE
Geographical Area SUTHERLAND
Civil Parish LAIRG

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