MHG53399 - Bridge piers and site of former bridge, Abhainn na Glasa

Summary

The mortared stone piers of a former bridge.

Type and Period (2)

  • FOOTBRIDGE (Built, 19th Century to 20th Century - 1876 AD to 1905 AD? (at some time))
  • BRIDGE ABUTMENT (Built, 19th Century to 20th Century - 1876 AD to 1905 AD? (at some time))

Protected Status

  • None recorded

Full Description

Mortared stone piers of a former bridge were noted during a walkover survey in August 2008. The pier on the south bank of the stream is well-preserved, standing up to 2m, but the pier on the north bank is reduced to its foundation course, possibly by robbing for the newer bridge. <1>

This footbridge is first depicted on the 2nd edition Ordnance Survey map c.1905. <2>

Sources/Archives (2)

Map

Location

Grid reference Centred NH 46054 79968 (9m by 13m) (Centred)
Map sheet NH47NE
Geographical Area SUTHERLAND
Civil Parish ALNESS

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Related Investigations/Events (1)

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