Survey Data

Reg No

14915004


Rating

Regional


Categories of Special Interest

Architectural, Technical


Original Use

Bridge


In Use As

Bridge


Date

1800 - 1805


Coordinates

215168, 222707


Date Recorded

10/10/2004


Date Updated

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Description

Single-arch masonry canal bridge, c.1802, carrying an accommodation track over the Grand Canal. Roughly dressed limestone blocks. Arch of semi-elliptical profile with dressed limestone voussoirs. Continuous string course across face to terminal piers. Parapets of lime rendered squared random rubble. Blank plaques on outer faces of the parapets. Humped deck with ramped approaches.

Appraisal

Derry Bridge retains its original character and is a good example of canal architecture. It makes a positive and attractive addition to the canalscape and is an important piece of architectural heritage associated with Ireland's inland waterways.