MHG16243 - Henrietta Bridge, Avoch
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Type and Period (1)
- BRIDGE (Post Medieval - 1560 AD to 1900 AD)
Henrietta Bridge [NAT]
OS (GIS) MasterMap, November 2009.
Location formerly entered as NH 70077 54865.
This single arched span bridge of dressed rubble was built in around 1830. A splayed parapet was built with the same materials. Said to be built by Hugh Miller.
(Undated) information in NMRS.
Bridge; conservation area - visited.
CFA/MORA Coastal Assessment Survey 1998.
This bridge was built in around 1830 and has a single span and splayed parapet. It was built in dressed rubble, apparently by Hugh Miller. The previous bridge was swept away in a flood in 1829. The bridge links Fishertown with Henrietta Street. The bridge was researched as part of an archaeological desktop and walkover survey ahead of a water main renewal project.
S Farrell 2004.
This bridge carries an unclassified public road over the Avoch Burn on the SW side of Avoch village.
Information from RCAHMS (RJCM), 12 November 2009. <1>
In December 2010, the bridge was asessed for proposed work of masonry repairs by the Highland Council Structures Section. <2>
<1> RCAHMS, Canmore, online database of the Royal Commission for the Ancient and Historical Monuments of Scotland (RCAHMS), Canmore ID 111128 (Interactive Resource/Online Database). SHG23282.
<2> Highand Council, 2010, Henrietta Bridge, Avoch; Masonry repairs: Proposed Works (Text/Report). SHG26313.
|Grid reference||Centred NH 7007 5486 (26m by 22m)|
|Geographical Area||ROSS AND CROMARTY|
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External Links (4)
- http://data.historic-scotland.gov.uk/pls/htmldb/f?p=2200:15:0::::BUILDING:409 (View listed building information on Historic Scotland's website (old hyperlink))
- http://portal.historicenvironment.scot/designation/LB409 (Online designation description (Historic Environment Scotland))
- http://www.kweimar.de/Bilder_XML.php?ket=HL177 (View photographs and information on Scottish Highland Bridges website)
- https://canmore.org.uk/site/111128 (View RCAHMS Canmore entry for this site)
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