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Dingwall Canal, Highland Railway Bridge

Railway Bridge (19-20th Century)

Site Name Dingwall Canal, Highland Railway Bridge

Classification Railway Bridge (19-20th Century)

Alternative Name(s) Dingwall Canal, Dingwall Railway Bridge

Canmore ID 218911

Site Number NH55NE 24.01

NGR NH 55414 59070

Datum OSGB36 - NGR

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Administrative Areas

  • Council Highland
  • Parish Dingwall
  • Former Region Highland
  • Former District Ross And Cromarty
  • Former County Ross And Cromarty

Archaeology Notes

NH55NE 24.01 55414 59070

Location formerly cited as NH 5541 5907.

This bridge, carrying the Highland Railway, crosses the canal in the NE corner of the town, just to the NE of the castle (NH55NE 4). It is clearly visible on the 1st edition of the OS 6-inch map (Ross-shire 1881, sheet lxxxviii) and on the current edition of the OS 1:10000 map (1992).

Information from RCAHMS (MD) 25 July 2002.

This bridge carries the Inverness - Wick and Thurso ('Far North') line of the former Highland Rly over the Dingwall Canal (the canalised River Peffery) to the NE of Dingwall Castle (NH55NE 4) and on the SE side of the town of Dingwall. The junction of the Kyle of Lochalsh line lies immediately to the N.

Information from RCAHMS (RJCM), 5 April 2006.

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