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Old Shiel Bridge, Acharacle

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

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Latitude: 56.756 / 56°45'21"N

Longitude: -5.8068 / 5°48'24"W

OS Eastings: 167396

OS Northings: 769181

OS Grid: NM673691

Mapcode National: GBR DB1V.WHT

Mapcode Global: WGZCJ.SG23

Plus Code: 9C8PQ54V+C7

Entry Name: Old Shiel Bridge, Acharacle

Listing Name: Shiel Bridge, Old Bridge over River Shiel

Listing Date: 5 October 1971

Category: B

Source: Historic Scotland

Source ID: 330505

Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB300

Building Class: Cultural

ID on this website: 200330505

Location: Arisaig and Moidart

County: Highland

Electoral Ward: Fort William and Ardnamurchan

Parish: Arisaig And Moidart

Traditional County: Inverness-shire

Tagged with: Footbridge

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Thomas Telford, circa 1804. Slightly hump-back rubble bridge;
single dressed rubble arch ring and low parapet.

Statement of Interest

Bridge built under auspices of Commissioners for Highland

Roads and Bridges, on road from Corran Ferry to Lochmoidart.

Now by-passed. Plaque embedded in parapet reads; "This

bridge is the joint private property of Rt. Hon. Lord

Howard of Glossop and Charles Duneill Rudd Esq. of

Ardnamurchan as per agreement dated 14-20th July 1899 and

the March between the Dorlin and Ardnamurchan Estates is the

centre of the River below this Tablet." River Shiel forms

boundary with Ardnamurchan Parish.

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