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Helmsdale, Helmsdale New Bridge

Road Bridge (Period Unassigned)

Site Name Helmsdale, Helmsdale New Bridge

Classification Road Bridge (Period Unassigned)

Alternative Name(s) River Helmsdale

Canmore ID 7476

Site Number ND01NW 58

NGR ND 0278 1520

Datum OSGB36 - NGR


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Administrative Areas

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

Archaeology Notes

ND01NW 58 0278 1520

For predecessor Helmsdale, Old Bridge (ND 0260 1538), see ND01NW 59.

Built by Babtie, Shaw and Morton, 1972.

J Gifford 1992.

This bridge carries the present line of the A9 public road across the River Helmsdale, to the S of the town of Helmsdale (ND01NW 66) and across the harbour ND01NW 61.

Information from RCAHMS (RJCM), 30 March 1998.


Aerial Photography (June 1971)

Oblique aerial photographs of the site of Helmsdale Castle and the new bridge under construction, Shetland, taken by John Dewar in 1971.


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