Dictionary of Irish Architects 1720 - 1940

Selected: CO. DUBLIN, DUBLIN, KING'S BRIDGE

Name: PAPWORTH, GEORGE
Building: CO. DUBLIN, DUBLIN, KING'S BRIDGE
Date: 1823-27
Nature: New single-span cast-iron bridge erected 'to commemorate His Majesty's most gracious Visit to Ireland, and selected by His Majesty'. FS laid 12 Dec 1827. Cast by R. Robinson of Phoenix Iron Works, Dublin. Cost £19,000.
Refs: RHA 1827, no. 194; 'Annals of Dublin' (unpaginated) in Pettigrew & Oulton's Dublin Almanack (1847), entry for 12 Dec 1827; APSD, P, 40;  Christine Casey, The Buildings of Ireland: Dublin (2005), 697, Pl. 54.