MHG16818 - Bridge Near Site of Battle of Glenshiel, Over River Shiel
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Type and Period (1)
- BRIDGE (Post Medieval - 1560 AD to 1900 AD)
There are scant remains of this old single span stone bridge at Drochaid Beul-ath Cheapain. Its use has now been superseded by the modern road.
Visited by OS (NKB) 23 September 1966.
M Logie (Highland Council) 1997; NMRS MS 1007/6.
Thomas Telford, circa 1815. Wide single span stone arched bridge; coursed rubble, dressed stone arched ring; buttressed abutments. Long curved approach to north; dressed stone parapet.
Parliamentary road from Glenmoriston to Shiel Bridge built in 1815. Bridge now by-passed by new alignment of A87 road. <1>
Inner masonry noted as fallen out on site visit in August 2010. Placed on the Buildings at Risk register. <2>
|Grid reference||Centred NG 9903 1320 (50m by 50m) (Buffered by site type)|
|Geographical Area||SKYE AND LOCHALSH|
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External Links (5)
- http://portal.historicenvironment.scot/designation/BTL10 (Online designation description (Historic Environment Scotland))
- http://portal.historicenvironment.scot/designation/LB7212 (Online designation description (Historic Environment Scotland))
- http://www.buildingsatrisk.org.uk/bar/detail.aspx?sctID=2791 (Buildings at Risk Register entry)
- http://www.kweimar.de/Bilder_XML.php?ket=HL194 (View photographs and information on Scottish Highland Bridges website)
- https://canmore.org.uk/site/145614 (View RCAHMS Canmore entry for this site)
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