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Butt Bridge (1879), Dublin

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Crossed the Liffey near Beresford Place, Dublin

Built 1879. Designed by by Bindon B. Stoney; General contractor J Doherty; ironwork supplied by Skerne Ironworks Co [1]

The design allowed for replacement of the swinging section by a masonry arch. The bridge was decommissioned in 1888. New masonry arch span built, and opened in 1932 [2]

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Sources of Information

  1. [1]'The Engineer' 21st March 1879
  2. [2] Project history of Dublin’s River Liffey Bridges by M Phillips and A Hamilton 2003