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Dunbeath Bridge

Road Bridge (Period Unassigned)

Site Name Dunbeath Bridge

Classification Road Bridge (Period Unassigned)

Alternative Name(s) Dunbeath Water; Dunbeath, Old Bridge

Canmore ID 8038

Site Number ND12NE 9

NGR ND 15994 29852

Datum OSGB36 - NGR


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Administrative Areas

  • Council Highland
  • Parish Latheron
  • Former Region Highland
  • Former District Caithness
  • Former County Caithness

Archaeology Notes

ND12NE 9 15994 29852

For successor and present bridge (to SSE), see ND12NE 40.

(Location cited as ND 160 298). Bridge, Dunbeath, built 1809-13 by engineer Thomas Telford. A single segmental masonry arch.

J R Hume 1977.

Dunbeath Bridge was built in 1813 and is a typical Parliamentary bridge of medium size, having a span of 60ft (18.3m). The arch is low and segmental, and the abutments are slightly battered with dressed voussoirs.

G Nelson 1990.

This bridge carries the former line of the A9 public road over the Dunbeath Water to the W of Dunbeath village (ND12NE 15).

Information from RCAHMS (RJCM), 6 May 1998.


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