MHG16740 - Borgie Bridge Over River Borgie

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Type and Period (1)

  • ARCH BRIDGE (Built, 19th Century - 1801 AD to 1840 AD (between))

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The Industrial Archaeology of Sutherland (A Scottish Highland Economy 1700-1900, p. 62) - Sinclair B Calder, 1974
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(Location cited as NC 668 588). Borgie Bridge, built c. 1830. A rubble bridge with two segmental arches and a triangular cutwater.
J R Hume 1977. <2>

Good example of a large Parliamentary bridge with two segmental spans and triangular cutwaters; by-passed and marred by ugly breeze-block walls across the entry.
G Nelson 1990. <3>

This bridge carries the former line of the A836 public road over the River Borgie.
Information from RCAHMS (RJCM), 8 May 1998.

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Location

Grid reference Centred NC 6683 5873 (50m by 50m) (Buffered by site type)
Map sheet NC65NE
Geographical Area SUTHERLAND
Civil Parish TONGUE

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