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Road Bridge Over River Shiel, Shiel Bridge

A Category B Listed Building in Fort William and Ardnamurchan, Highland

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Latitude: 56.7535 / 56°45'12"N

Longitude: -5.8016 / 5°48'5"W

OS Eastings: 167694

OS Northings: 768883

OS Grid: NM676688

Mapcode National: GBR DB1W.5C6

Mapcode Global: WGZCJ.VJH1

Plus Code: 9C8PQ53X+C9

Entry Name: Road Bridge Over River Shiel, Shiel Bridge

Listing Name: Shiel Bridge Road Bridge over River Shiel

Listing Date: 5 October 1971

Category: B

Source: Historic Scotland

Source ID: 330504

Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB299

Building Class: Cultural

Location: Arisaig and Moidart

County: Highland

Electoral Ward: Fort William and Ardnamurchan

Parish: Arisaig And Moidart

Traditional County: Inverness-shire

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1935. Wide 3 arch bridge; concrete faced with bullfaced
rubble with tooled ashlar dressings. 3 segmental headed
ashlar arch rings the centre slightly wider; rounded
cutwaters carried up as giant pilasters with corbelled
heads forming semi-circular cutwaters; similar giant pilaster
end piers; crenellated parapet splayed at north, where bridge
is approached by long causeway crossing small, single span
(flood) bridge of similar build.

Statement of Interest

Replaced Old Shiel Bridge approximately 500 yds down river.

River Shiel forms boundary with Ardnamurchan Parish.

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