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Garr Bridge, County Offaly
14904005
View from west
Reg. No.14904005
Date1790 - 1830
Previous NameN/A
TownlandDERRYIRON
CountyCounty Offaly
Coordinates253175, 236907
Categories of Special InterestARCHITECTURAL TECHNICAL
RatingLocal
Original Usebridge
In Use Asbridge
 
Description
Single-arch masonry bridge, c.1810, carrying road over the River Yellow. Dressed limestone blocks randomly laid. Segmetal profile arch with rusticated voussoirs. Parapets are coped with roughly dressed limestone blocks with curved tops. Downstream parapet replaced with concrete.

Appraisal

This bridge is similar style to Sheep Bridge. The variation of stonework and coping in the parapet adds textural variation to the bridge.
 
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