Survey Data

Reg No

14917030


Rating

Regional


Categories of Special Interest

Architectural Technical


Original Use

Bridge


In Use As

Bridge


Date

1790 - 1800


Coordinates

240829, 225684


Date Recorded

04/02/2005


Date Updated

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Description

Single-arch masonry canal bridge, built c.1797, carrying accommodation road over the Grand Canal. Located to the west end of the 22nd lock. Parapets of rubble stone with dressed limestone voussoirs to soffit of arch and string course. Humped deck. Segmental profile arch. Jostle stone to south-west pier.

Appraisal

This bridge simple hump-back canal, with a single tooled stone arch with voussoirs and central keystone, is part of a group of canal structures. Together with its adjacent lock, it forms an important group of structures in County Offaly's inland waterways.