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Bridge, Drochaid Mhor

A Category B Listed Building in North, West and Central Sutherland, Highland

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Coordinates

Latitude: 58.5014 / 58°30'4"N

Longitude: -4.8163 / 4°48'58"W

OS Eastings: 235987

OS Northings: 960461

OS Grid: NC359604

Mapcode National: GBR G6H8.0MC

Mapcode Global: WH26W.ZLP4

Plus Code: 9CCQG52M+GF

Entry Name: Bridge, Drochaid Mhor

Listing Name: Drochaid Mhor Bridge over River Dionard

Listing Date: 18 March 1971

Category: B

Source: Historic Scotland

Source ID: 330785

Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB489

Building Class: Cultural

Location: Durness

County: Highland

Electoral Ward: North, West and Central Sutherland

Parish: Durness

Traditional County: Sutherland

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Description

Circa 1830-35. Single span rubble bridge dressed rubble arched
ring; dressed rubble cope to parapet with splayed approaches;
shallow end butteresses.

Statement of Interest

Drochaid Mhor -Gaelic, meaning the large bridge. Built by

Sutherland Estates after their purchase of Reay Estates

in 1829.

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