Dictionary of Irish Architects 1720 - 1940

Selected: CO. CORK, CARRIGROHANE, BRIDGE

Name: BENSON, JOHN (SIR)
Building: CO. CORK, CARRIGROHANE, BRIDGE
Date: 1849a
Nature: New stone skew bridge constructed with 6 ribs.
Refs: Model in IAA, Acc. 2009/128  (formerly in School of Engineering, Trinity College,Dublin);  John Benson, 'An account of the Skew Bridge built on the new Western entrance to Cork', TICEI 4, Pt. 1 (1849), 1-2;  Peter O'Keeffe & Tom Simington, Irish Stone Bridges: History and Heritage (Dublin: Irish Academic Press, 1991), 86.