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Kyle Of Tongue Bridge And Causeway

Causeway (Period Unassigned), Road Bridge (Period Unassigned)

Site Name Kyle Of Tongue Bridge And Causeway

Classification Causeway (Period Unassigned), Road Bridge (Period Unassigned)

Alternative Name(s) Eilean Thunga; Ard Thunga

Canmore ID 129802

Site Number NC55NE 50

NGR NC 57532 58713

NGR Description From NC 58049 58574 to NC 57081 59101

Datum OSGB36 - NGR

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Administrative Areas

  • Council Highland
  • Parish Tongue
  • Former Region Highland
  • Former District Sutherland
  • Former County Sutherland

Archaeology Notes

NC55NE 50 from 58049 58574 to 57081 59101

A bridge over this estuary was first suggested in the 1830's on the basis of inspiration friom the Fleet Causeway (NH79NE 44), but this curved bridge and embankment structure was not opened until 1971.

G Nelson 1990.

Causeways and bridge, by Sir Alexander Gibb and partners, 1971.

J Gifford 1992.

This bridge carries the A838 public road across the Kyle of Tongue.

Information from RCAHMS (RJCM), 7 May 1998.

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