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MIAVAIG BRIDGELB19270

Status: Designated

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Summary

Category
B
Date Added
31/03/1993
Local Authority
Na h-Eileanan Siar
Planning Authority
Na h-Eileanan Siar
Parish
Uig
NGR
NB 8443 34604
Coordinates
108443, 934604

Description

"Pack-horse" - type clapper bridge of uncertain date; probably 19th century, though construction of a road towards Loch Roaig was contemplated in the late 18th century.

Bridge has narrow pathway, but is impressive (less so since rocky embankment of present main road now obscures part of its length); 3 small flat-lintelled openings - 2 smaller ones set above the third - in large expanses of walling, allowing tidal inflow/outflow from long, shallow sea inlet. Built of pinned large rubble blocks laid in regular courses, low ledges rebuilt/repaired in concrete and in rubble, and topped by low wrought-iron (ie not wire) fence of comparatively early date.

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