MHG17 - Sallachan Bridge, River Gour


Early C19 bridge

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  • BRIDGE (BUILT 1560; BUILT POST MEDIEVAL; , Post Medieval - 1560 AD to 1900 AD)

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This bridge was probably constructed by the Commissioners for Highland Roads and Bridges shortly after 1804. Its overall length, with its approaches, is 55m and its two segmental arches are of identical dimensions, each having a span of 9.3m and a height to the keystone of 5m; the width of the roadway is 3.9m within parapets 0.5m in thickness. The masonry is of local rubble, with thin voussoirs.
Visited July 1973.
RCAHMS 1980.

Martin Briscoe has submitted photographs of this site to the Highland HER Flickr group. <1>

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Grid reference Centred NM 97819 62898 (50m by 50m) (Buffered by site type)
Map sheet NM96SE
Civil Parish ARDGOUR
Geographical Area LOCHABER

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