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Brora, Railway Bridge

Railway Bridge (19th Century)

Site Name Brora, Railway Bridge

Classification Railway Bridge (19th Century)

Alternative Name(s) River Brora

Canmore ID 6977

Site Number NC90SW 6

NGR NC 90656 03999

Datum OSGB36 - NGR


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Administrative Areas

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

Archaeology Notes

NC90SW 6 90656 03999

(Location cited as NC 907 040). Railway bridge, built 1870-1 for the Duke of Sutherland's Rly. A semicircular arch of span 60ft (18.3m) over the Brora River, with a smaller arch on the S side and a later plate-girder span on the N.

J R Hume 1977.

This railway bridge carries the railway across the River Brora. During July 1998 a RCAHMS photographic survey of this railway bridge was undertaken. The purpose of this survey was to enhance and augment the existing National Monuments Record Scotland holdings.

Visited by RCAHMS (MKO), July 1997.


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