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Engineer, who assisted RICHARD EVANS in the construction of the Grand Canal. In 1790 following the dismissal of Evans, William Rhodes was sent to Dublin to start work on the Circular Line.(1) An elevation by him of the aqueduct to carry the Grand Canal over the River Barrow at Monasterevin is in the Victoria and Albert Museum.(2)
(1) Ruth Delany, A Celebration of 250 years of Ireland's inland waterways (1988), 81.
(2) Historical Manuscripts Commission list 1972, no 4383 (IAA, Edward McParland files, Acc. 2008/44).
1 work entries listed in chronological order for RHODES, WILLIAM
|Building:||CO. KILDARE, MONASTEREVIN, AQUEDUCT|
|Nature:||Elevation of aqueduct to carry Grand Canal over River Barrow by WR in Victoria & Albert Museum..|
|Refs:||Historical Manuscripts Commission list 1972, no 4383 (IAA, Edward McParland files, Acc.2008/44)|