Survey Data

Reg No

13900738


Date

1670 - 1675


Townland

TATEETRA


County

County Louth


Coordinates

301919, 309879


Description

Six-span stone road-over-river bridge, dated 1674, restored c. 1920. Uncoursed limestone rubble masonry walling, round- headed arches, rubble stone voussoirs, rock-faced granite parapet copings c. 1920, commemorative date plaque to south. Bitmac carriageway. Spans Castletown River.

Appraisal

This bridge is a fine early example and is of technical and architectural interest for this skills employed in its design and construction. It has an attractive balanced arrangement of arches which contribute to a harmonious overall appearance. The date stone attributes its construction to Sir John Bellew.