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Bansha Bridge, Bansha, Tipperary South
South elevation
Reg. No.22109003
Date1860 - 1865
Previous NameN/A
CountyTipperary South
Coordinates195581, 133097
Categories of Special InterestARCHITECTURAL TECHNICAL
Original Usebridge
In Use Asbridge
Triple-arch limestone bridge, built 1863, over the River Ara. Segmental arches with dressed stone voussoirs, dressed stone to spandrels, carved U-shaped cut-waters to south elevation and chamfered string course over arches with snecked roughly-dressed stone parapet walls and having abutments projecting from elevations of bridge, topped with caps. Commemorative date plaque to north parapet wall and cast-iron overflow hatch to south. Landscaped area to southwest bank.


Bansha Bridge is visually pleasing and well proportioned. High quality craftsmanship is evident in the execution of the U-shaped cut-waters and the general stonework. Decorative appeal is recognized by the landscaped area, which incorporates public seating.
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