MHG17 - Sallachan Bridge, River Gour
Early C19 bridge
Type and Period (1)
- BRIDGE (BUILT 1560; BUILT POST MEDIEVAL; , Post Medieval - 1560 AD to 1900 AD)
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.
Martin Briscoe has submitted photographs of this site to the Highland HER Flickr group. <1>
- --- Text/Report: RCAHMS. 1980. The Royal Commission on the Ancient and Historical Monuments of Scotland. Argyll: an inventory of the monuments volume 3: Mull, Tiree, Coll and Northern Argyll (excluding the early medieval and later monuments of Iona). . 252, no. 389; plate 99B.
- <1> Image/Photograph(s): Briscoe, J M. 2008-11. Information and photographs of various sites submitted by Martin Briscoe. Colour. Yes. Digital. via Flickr.
|Grid reference||Centred NM 97819 62898 (50m by 50m) (Buffered by site type)|
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External Links (4)
- http://kweimar.de/Bilder_XML.php?ket=03_08 (View more information on this bridge from a website about Highland Bridges)
- http://portal.historicenvironment.scot/designation/LB1681 (Online designation description (Historic Environment Scotland))
- http://www.flickr.com/groups/her/pool/tags/MHG17 (View images of this site in the Highland HER Flickr group)
- https://canmore.org.uk/site/76456 (View RCAHMS Canmore entry for this site)
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