Categories of Special Interest
Architectural, Scientific, Technical
In Use As
1790 - 1800
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.
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.