MHG15111 - Achingale Bridge Over the Wick River
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- BRIDGE (Post Medieval - 1560 AD to 1900 AD)
(Location cited as ND 243 543). Achingale Bridge, Watten, built 1812-17, engineer Thomas Telford. A handsome rubble bridge with three segmental arches.
J R Hume 1977.
This simple but handsome Telford bridge has three segmental spans, narrow voussoirs, and triangular cutwaters protected by metal covers. It is situated on a curve of the A882 road where it crosses a wide valley and a rushy field.
G Nelson 1990.
This bridge carries the A882 public road over the Burn of Acharole to the SE of Watten village.
Information from RCAHMS (RJCM), 6 May 1998.
Not to be confused with Achingale Mill Bridge ND25SW 26
|Grid reference||Centred ND 2434 5430 (50m by 50m) (Buffered by site type)|
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External Links (3)
- http://kweimar.de/Bilder_XML.php?ket=10_23 (View more information on this bridge from a website about Highland Bridges)
- http://portal.historicenvironment.scot/designation/LB14975 (Online designation description (Historic Environment Scotland))
- https://canmore.org.uk/site/92010 (View RCAHMS Canmore entry for this site)
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