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Title: Castlekelly New Bridge, South Dublin County
Authors: National Inventory of Architectural Heritage
Keywords: Multiple-span stone and concrete road bridge
Artificial Watercourse containing River Dodder
flat trabeated openings in rusticated coursed granite ashlar walls
spillway for floodwater
Inscribed plaques on parapets
Square piers set in walls
segmental-arches of rusticated ashlar over channel
Victorian domestic water supply system for Rathgar and Rathmines
Issue Date: 1-Jan-2002
Publisher: Department of the Environment, Heritage and Local Government
Description: Multiple-span stone and concrete road bridge, built in 1906 over a concrete spillway. Abutting western section, two-arched stone bridge across the Artificial Watercourse containing River Dodder, c.1885. To east, four flat trabeated openings in rusticated coursed granite ashlar walls. River diverted to north-east by concrete sill in its bed, forming spillway for floodwater. Inscribed plaques to parapets. 'The former bridge was destroyed by a flood on 25th April 1905' on west. 'Castlekelly Bridge rebuilt in February 1906,' to east. Square piers set in walls. Western section, twin segmental-arches of rusticated ashlar over channel to Artificial Watercourse to Lower Reservoir. Steps in riverbed above and below bridges.
Appears in Collections:National Inventory of Architectural Heritage Collection
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