MHG51145 - Disused bridge at Ratagan, Glenelg

Summary

This bridge is thought to be associated with the military road to Bernera Barracks.

Type and Period (2)

  • ARCH BRIDGE (Constructed, 17th Century to 19th Century - 1700 AD to 1881 AD (at some time))
  • ROAD BRIDGE (Constructed, 17th Century to 19th Century - 1700 AD to 1881 AD (at some time))

Protected Status

  • None recorded

Full Description

A single-spanned arched stone bridge over the Allt na h'Inghinn. <1>

This is thought to be a military road bridge associated with the road to Bernera Barracks. The position of the bridge and road indicate that the route of the military road lay north-west and south-east towards the shore near Ratagan House. <2>

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Map

Location

Grid reference Centred NG 91660 19949 (7m by 11m) (Estimated from sources)
Map sheet NG91NW
Geographical Area SKYE AND LOCHALSH
Civil Parish GLENELG

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Related Investigations/Events (1)

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