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Clongall Bridge, County Offaly
14904013
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Reg. No.14904013
Date1850 - 1870
Previous NameRussel's Bridge
TownlandCLONMORE (WA. BY.)
CountyCounty Offaly
Coordinates259444, 237539
Categories of Special InterestARCHITECTURAL TECHNICAL
RatingLocal
Original Usebridge
In Use Asbridge
 
Description
Single-arch masonry road bridge, erected c.1860, carrying the Castlejordon Edenderry road over the River Yellow at the border of Counties Offaly and Meath. Dressed limestone blocks. Segmental arch with dressed voussoirs. Spandrels of squared random rubble coped with dressed stones with rounded tops. Repairs to down river parapet to north-east.

Appraisal

Clongall Bridge was built by the Grand Jury. Its stonework adds textural variation to the setting of the bridge.
 
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