MHG2804 - Raigbeg Bridge

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Type and Period (1)

  • BRIDGE (Undated)

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  • None recorded

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Site of 3 bridges:
1. 3 arch stone bridge built by General Barrington across the Findhorn (the first bridge to cross the Findhorn, since Wade's road originally forded the Findhorn). Destroyed in floods of 1829.
2. Local landowners then paid to have a temporary wooden bridge constructed. Wooden posts visible in 2002.
3. Present bridge.
Information from Ann Glynne-Percy 2002. 'General Wade, his road and Kings House Inns', Strathdearn News April 2002. <1>


<1> Archaeology for Communities in the Highlands (ARCH), 2011, Digital site gazetteer and archive for ARCH Community Timeline Project: Strathdearn, Site 37 (Collection/Project Archive). SHG25599.

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Location

Grid reference Centred NH 8103 2920 (50m by 50m) (Buffered by site type)
Map sheet NH82NW
Civil Parish MOY AND DALAROSSIE
Geographical Area INVERNESS

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