Survey Data

Reg No

21512015


Rating

Regional


Categories of Special Interest

Architectural, Technical


Original Use

Pier/jetty


In Use As

Pier/jetty


Date

1810 - 1830


Coordinates

157508, 157265


Date Recorded

02/06/2005


Date Updated

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Description

Harbour pier and lock between Honan's Quay and Shannon Island, built c. 1820, occupying to northeast corner where Sarsfield Bridge meets Honan's Quay. Squared and coursed large limestone block walls with curved limestone coping. Cut limestone mooring bollards and green space to both sides. Modern steel lock gates at both ends.

Appraisal

An elegant pier that is of particular significance for river traffic as well as a recreational space in this part of the Shannon, which is steeped, in recreational maritime history. It forms part of the ensemble, which includes the Shannon Rowing Club, the Limerick Boat Club and Sarsfield Bridge.