Categories of Special Interest
In Use As
1800 - 1805
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.
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.