MHG16991 - Old Oykel Bridge Over River Oykel
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Type and Period (1)
- BRIDGE (Post Medieval - 1560 AD to 1900 AD)
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.
|Grid reference||Centred NC 3856 0092 (50m by 50m) (Buffered by site type)|
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External Links (3)
- http://kweimar.de/Bilder_XML.php?ket=10_10 (View more information on this bridge from a website about Highland Bridges)
- http://portal.historicenvironment.scot/designation/LB273 (Online designation description (Historic Environment Scotland))
- https://canmore.org.uk/site/110981 (View RCAHMS Canmore entry for this site)
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