MHG17115 - Foot Bridge Over River Oykel, Brae Doune
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Type and Period (1)
- SUSPENSION BRIDGE (Modern - 1901 AD to 2100 AD)
NC40SW 9 4405 0137
The Industrial Archaeology of Sutherland (A Scottish Highland Economy 1700-1900) - Sinclair B Calder, 1974
J Aitken : 19/2/2004
(Location cited as NC 441 013). Suspension footbridge, Brae Doune, built 1938. A 300ft (97m) span bridge, with steel-girder pylons, wire-rope cables and iron-rod suspenders. The deck is wooden and the railing is of woven wire.
J R Hume 1977a.
(Suspension bridge of wire rope and unstiffened deck type with iron or steel pylons: location incorrectly cited as NG 441 013). Built in 20th century by J M Henderson and Co. Ltd., Aberdeen, engineers (ref. H7975). Steel girder pylons, wire-rope cables, iron rod suspenders, wooden deck, woven wire railings. Span about 220 ft (67m). Public footbridge.
J R Hume 1977b.
(Name cited as Tuitean Bridge). This bridge was built in 1938 by John Henderson and Co. of Aberdeen, has a span of 300 ft (91.5m) and appears disused.
G Nelson 1990.
This bridge carries a footpath over the River Oykel, which here forms the boundary between the parishes of Kincardine and Creich.
Information from RCAHMS (RJCM), 7 May 1998.
- --- Text/Publication/Article: Hume, J R. 1977. 'Scottish suspension bridges', Scot Archaeol Forum Vol. 8 1976, p.91-105. Scot Archaeol Forum. 91-105. 104, no. 6h.
- --- Text/Publication/Volume: Hume, J R. 1977. The industrial archaeology of Scotland 2: The Highlands and Islands. Paper (Original). 312.
- --- Text/Publication/Volume: Nelson, G. 1990. Highland Bridges. Paperback. 155-6.
- --- Text/Manuscript: Calder, Sinclair B.. 1974. The Industrial Archaeology of Sutherland: A Scottish Highland Economy 1700-1900. The University of Strathclyde.
|Grid reference||Centred NC 4405 0137 (30m by 30m) (Buffered by site type)|
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External Links (3)
- http://kweimar.de/Bilder_XML.php?ket=10_09 (View more information on this bridge from a website about Highland Bridges)
- http://portal.historicenvironment.scot/designation/LB287 (Online designation description (Historic Environment Scotland))
- https://canmore.org.uk/site/4880 (View RCAHMS Canmore entry for this site)
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