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Main Street, Shinrone, County Offaly
14822005
Representative view
Reg. No.14822005
Date1800 - 1840
Previous NameN/A
TownlandCLOGHMOYLE
CountyCounty Offaly
Coordinates204733, 192426
Categories of Special InterestARCHITECTURAL TECHNICAL
RatingRegional
Original Usebridge
In Use Asbridge
 
Description
Double-arch masonry road bridge, built c.1820, carrying the western road into Shinrone over a tributary of the River Little Brosna. Random coursed stone construction to walls and piers with tooled ashlar voussoirs to arches. Arch to east is now blocked and used as an gated underpass. Area to downstream has been made into a park.

Appraisal

The random coursed wall construction with the finely finished ring arches reflects the solidity of the masonry. The location of the adjacent small park highlights the bridge as a focal point and recreational zone within Shinrone.
 
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