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Bridge, Freswick Castle

A Category B Listed Building in Canisbay, Highland

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Latitude: 58.5876 / 58°35'15"N

Longitude: -3.072 / 3°4'19"W

OS Eastings: 337777

OS Northings: 967120

OS Grid: ND377671

Mapcode National: GBR L6S1.1GP

Mapcode Global: WH6CW.SFB0

Plus Code: 9CCRHWQH+26

Entry Name: Bridge, Freswick Castle

Listing Name: Freswick House, Bridge over the Freswick Burn

Listing Date: 13 April 1971

Category: B

Source: Historic Scotland

Source ID: 332543

Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB1800

Building Class: Cultural

Location: Canisbay

County: Highland

Electoral Ward: Wick and East Caithness

Parish: Canisbay

Traditional County: Caithness

Tagged with: Road bridge Stone arch bridge

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Late 18th century single span rubble bridge leading to
Freswick House, with long approach causeway from west.
Roughly dressed rubble segmental headed arch ring and cope.
Small corbelled mural chamber in thickness of approach
causeway with diminutive entrance with chamfered jambs in
north side; carved stone Sinclair coat of arms above,
possible re-used.

Statement of Interest

Mural chamber said to have been used as prison.

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