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Bridge, Polla

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

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Coordinates

Latitude: 58.4511 / 58°27'3"N

Longitude: -4.7598 / 4°45'35"W

OS Eastings: 239048

OS Northings: 954728

OS Grid: NC390547

Mapcode National: GBR G6MD.8GH

Mapcode Global: WH273.VVL6

Plus Code: 9CCQF62R+C3

Entry Name: Bridge, Polla

Listing Name: Laid, Polla Bridge by Polla Ford on A838

Listing Date: 23 July 1987

Category: C

Source: Historic Scotland

Source ID: 330790

Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB492

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; 2-span rubble bridge; tooled rubble segmental
arch rings; centre triangular cutwaters and cope to parapet.
Approx. span of each arch - 18'

Statement of Interest

Probably constructed as part of the development of the north

coast road from Durness to Tonque by the Marquis of Stafford

and Countess of Sutherland in 1830.

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