MHG14918 - Coulags Bridge, over Fionn-Abhainn River

Summary

Single span bridge by Thomas Telford, built c.1815.

Type and Period (1)

  • ROAD BRIDGE (Built, 19th Century - 1815 AD to 1815 AD (circa))

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Drochaid fionn-amhain marked on 1st ed OS. Still in use today. <1>

A single span road bridge by Thomas Telford, c.1815. It was rebuilt or extensively repaired to the original design in 1880. It lies on the Contin-Strome Ferry Parliamentary road which was built between 1813 and 1819. <2>

Mr Mackenzie of Applecross was the contractor for this section of road, including this bridge, from Lochcarron up through the glen toward Acknasheen and was completed in 1817. <3>

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Map

Location

Grid reference Centred NG 95724 45104 (28m by 16m) (Centred)
Map sheet NG94NE
Geographical Area ROSS AND CROMARTY
Civil Parish LOCHCARRON

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