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Laune Viaduct, Killorglin, County Kerry
21400701
View of bridge.
Reg. No.21400701
Date1880 - 1890
Previous NameN/A
TownlandCASTLECONWAY
CountyCounty Kerry
Coordinates77863, 96823
Categories of Special InterestARCHITECTURAL ARTISTIC HISTORICAL TECHNICAL
RatingRegional
Original Usebridge
In Use Asfoot bridge
 
Description
Five-span rock-hewn limestone-built railway viaduct over river, opened 1885, comprising single-arch sections to east and to west with limestone and red brick voussoirs and three-span section to centre with bow-string cast-iron girders on tapered limestone piers. Designed by S.G. Frazier. Repaired in 1950. Closed in 1960. Renovated in 1993, to accommodate use as footbridge. Spans two townlands.
 
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