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Aghafantaun Bridge, Belgooly, County Cork
20911219
East elevation from south-east
Reg. No.20911219
Date1840 - 1860
Previous NameN/A
TownlandBALLYTHOMAS
CountyCounty Cork
Coordinates166335, 54272
Categories of Special InterestARCHITECTURAL TECHNICAL
RatingRegional
Original Usebridge
In Use Asbridge
 
Description
Four-arch rubble limestone bridge, built c.1850, spanning River Stick. Round-headed arches with dressed limestone voussoirs and soffits springing from rubble limestone piers with rendered V-cutwaters to east elevation. Rubble limestone spandrels and parapet walls with solider limestone coping, dressed string course and inscribed limestone name and date plaque. Section of parapet to east elevation having concrete repairs.

Appraisal

This well-executed and maintained substantial bridge displays well-executed masonry. It is indicative of the skill of craftsmen and engineers of the time.
 
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