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Latitude: 57.5736 / 57°34'24"N
Longitude: -4.5867 / 4°35'12"W
OS Eastings: 245403
OS Northings: 856672
OS Grid: NH454566
Mapcode National: GBR H81P.XDS
Mapcode Global: WH3DL.JW2W
Plus Code: 9C9QHCF7+C8
Entry Name: Old Bridge, Contin
Listing Name: Contin Bridge over River Black Water.
Listing Date: 25 March 1971
Source: Historic Scotland
Source ID: 332525
Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB1789
Building Class: Cultural
Electoral Ward: Wester Ross, Strathpeffer and Lochalsh
Traditional County: Ross-shire
Thomas Telford, 1812/3 High arched bridge, rubble; 3 wide
segmental headed arch rings decreasing slightly in height and
span from east to west; triangular cutwaters carried up to
parapet height as shallow pilasters. Shallow end buttresses;
dressed rubble parapet.
Carries A832 road. First Parliamentary bridge destroyed by
flood in 1811 replanned and rebuilt in 1812 by the
Parliamentary Commissionery at Telford's insistence.