Categories of Special Interest
Architectural, Artistic, Technical
In Use As
1800 - 1820
Single-arch canal bridge, built c.1810. Constructed of dressed limestone with dressed limestone parapet walls and ashlar limestone voussoirs to arch. Projecting limestone string course at road level. Carved plaque to east elevation. Located to the east end of Ballynacarrigy Harbour, to the southwest of the village. Carries small road over canal.
A well-built and elegant canal bridge, one of a number of structures associated with the Royal Canal Harbour in Ballynacarrigy. The construction using good quality masonry attests to the grandiose ambitions of the canal company at the time. It remains an important element of the architectural and industrial heritage of Westmeath.