Dunvegan, Skye, Fairy Bridge
Site Name Dunvegan, Skye, Fairy Bridge
Classification Road Bridge
Alternative Name(s) Dunvegan, Fairy Bridge; Duirinish; Bay River
Canmore ID 99260
Site Number NG25SE 21
NGR NG 27818 51350
Datum OSGB36 - NGR
- Council Highland
- Parish Duirinish
- Former Region Highland
- Former District Skye And Lochalsh
- Former County Inverness-shire
NG25SE 21 27818 51350
Fairy Bridge [NAT]
OS (GIS) AIB, August 2008.
For successor and present bridge (at NG 27860 51156), see NG25SE 24.
NG 2783 5137
Source: O/S 1:10,560 Map, 1966.
Skye, The Fairy Bridge.
So called because it was thought to be the haunt of fairies, or 'people of peace'.
(Undated) information in NMRS.
(Location cited as NG 278 514). Fairy Bridge, Dunvegan, early 19th century. A small semicircular rubble arch. The alignments of the abutments has recently been altered.
J R Hume 1977.
This bridge carries what was apparently the former line of a road over the Bay River. The successor and present bridge (NG25SE 24) is situated 190m to the SSE.
Information from RCAHMS (RJCM), 24 June 2009.