MHG16991 - Old Oykel Bridge Over River Oykel


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  • BRIDGE (Post Medieval - 1560 AD to 1900 AD)

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Built in 1823, single segmental arch on Bonar Bridge to lochinver road.

The Industrial Archaeology of Sutherland (A Scottish Highland Economy 1700-1900, p. 58) - Sinclair B Calder, 1974

J Aitken : 19/2/2004

(Location cited as NC 385 009). Oykel Bridge was built in the early 19th century and has been by-passed by the A837. It spans the Oykel with a single segmental arch of coursed rubble, the abutments being set on near-vertical rocks in a deep hollow.
G Nelson 1990.

This bridge carries the former line of the A837 public road over the River Oykel.
Information from RCAHMS (RJCM), 6 May 1998.

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Grid reference Centred NC 3856 0092 (50m by 50m) (2 map features)
Map sheet NC30SE
Geographical Area SUTHERLAND
Civil Parish CREICH

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