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Belvelly Bridge - Belvelly, County Cork, Ireland
Posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member BruceS
N 51° 53.306 W 008° 18.265
29U E 547870 N 5748858
Quick Description: Stone arch bridge in the small village of Belvelly north of Cobh, Ireland.
Location: Munster, Ireland
Date Posted: 12/27/2010 8:09:51 PM
Waymark Code: WMACVV
Published By: Groundspeak Charter Member GEO*Trailblazer 1
Views: 10

Long Description:
The Belvelly Bridge connects mainland Ireland with Great Island on which the town of Cobh is located. The bridge spans Belvelly Channel near Belvelly castle. The bridge built in 1807 has three open arch spans in the middle which are flanked by five smaller closed arch spans on each side.
Length of bridge: 150 ft

What type of traffic does this bridge support?: Motor vehicle

What kind of gap does this bridge cross?:
Belvelly Channel

Date constructed: 1807

Is the bridge still in service for its original purpose?: Originally constructed for horses and wagons, now motor vehicles

Name of road or trail the bridge services: Highway R624

Belvelly, County Cork

Height of bridge: Not listed

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