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Latitude: 56.756 / 56°45'21"N
Longitude: -5.8068 / 5°48'24"W
OS Eastings: 167396
OS Northings: 769181
OS Grid: NM673691
Mapcode National: GBR DB1V.WHT
Mapcode Global: WGZCJ.SG23
Entry Name: Shiel Bridge, Old Bridge over River Shiel
Listing Date: 5 October 1971
Source: Historic Scotland
Source ID: 330505
Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB300
Building Class: Cultural
Location: Arisaig and Moidart
Electoral Ward: Fort William and Ardnamurchan
Traditional County: Inverness-shire
Thomas Telford, circa 1804. Slightly hump-back rubble bridge;
single dressed rubble arch ring and low parapet.
Bridge built under auspices of Commissioners for Highland
Roads and Bridges, on road from Corran Ferry to Lochmoidart.
Now by-passed. Plaque embedded in parapet reads; "This
bridge is the joint private property of Rt. Hon. Lord
Howard of Glossop and Charles Duneill Rudd Esq. of
Ardnamurchan as per agreement dated 14-20th July 1899 and
the March between the Dorlin and Ardnamurchan Estates is the
centre of the River below this Tablet." River Shiel forms
boundary with Ardnamurchan Parish.
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