Dictionary of Irish Architects 1720 - 1940

Selected: CO. CORK, DRIPSEY RIVER, AQUEDUCT

Name: UNKNOWN ARCHITECT
Building: CO. CORK, DRIPSEY RIVER, AQUEDUCT
Date: 1860ca
Nature: Aqueduct over River Dripsey known as 'Leader's folly', erected by landowner named Leader to bring water from Oldcastle to Clonmoyle. Piers sitill remaining c.1950, the tallest notched on top to carry wooden water chute.
Refs: John Christopher Coleman, Journeys into Muskerry [1950], 42