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RPS# 698

RPS
Architecture Record
Archaeology Record
  • Name
    Kennan Bridge

    Description
    Bridge over Royal Canal

    Address
    Royal Canal,
    Porterstown Road
    Porterstown/Clonsilla

    Coordinates
    -6.40474, 53.3796

  • Architectural

    This structure is part of the National Inventory of Architectural Heritage. You can find extra information on the building on buildingsofireland.ie or by clicking the green National Inventory of Architectural heritage reference number below.

    11361004

    NIAH Details

    Single-arch limestone bridge over canal, c.1800, with plaque over arch. Plaque reads: "In memory of sixteen people/who lost their lives/when the/Dublin to Longford/passenger boat sank here/25 November 1845/Erected by R.C.A.G. 25 Nov 1995....[Read More]

    • Rating
      Regional
    • Type
      bridge
    • Dates
      1790 - 1810
    • Address
      Kennan Bridge Porterstown Road
    • County
      Dublin
    • Townland
      PORTERSTOWN

    Web Link
    http://www.buildingsofireland.ie/niah/search.jsp?type=record&county=FI&regno=11361004

  • Unfortunately it appears that this structure is not listed as part of the Record of Protected Monuments.
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