Categories of Special Interest
Architectural, Scientific, Technical
In Use As
1785 - 1805
Single-arch masonry bridge, built in 1794, over the Grand Canal. Random rubble limestone construction. Abutments, quoins and voussoirs of finely dressed stone. Arch semi-elliptical profile. Parapets are coped with finely dressed limestone blocks. Finely dressed string course across parapets and piers. Humped deck.
Ballycommon Bridge, also known as Chenevix Bridge, is located on what was once a busy stretch of the Grand Canal with the Kilbeggan Branch of the canal just west of the bridge. Ballycommon Bridge together with the adjacent former canal store, lock and Campbell's Bridge form a significant group of canal related structures.