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Cassley Bridge

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Cassley Bridge
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From:  Lairg
To:  Oykel Bridge
Location
Rosehall
County
Sutherland
Highway Authority
Highland
Opening Date
c1823
Additional Information
Bridge Type:  Arch Bridge
Engineer:  Joseph Mitchell
On road(s)
A837
Crossings related to the A837
Looking upstream

The A837 crosses the River Cassley just above its confluence with the River Oykel at Rosehall. It is a single track, twin arch stone bridge with unequal arches and triangular cutwaters to the central pier which stands in the middle of the river channel. It is tentatively dated as 1823, due to its similarities with the Shin Bridge nearby, which was built at that time. Unlike many of the old bridges in the local area, it is still in use, despite the slightly humped profile of the roadway making it difficult to see approaching traffic.




Cassley Bridge
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Crossings of the Kyle of Sutherland, and Tributaries
Dornoch Firth and Kyle of SutherlandDornoch Firth Bridge • Bonar Bridge
River Oykel & TributariesCassley Bridge • Inveroykel Bridge • Oykel Bridge • Conacher Bridge
River Shin & TributariesShin Bridge • Black Bridge • Dalchork Bridge • Fiag Bridge

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