Dictionary of Irish Architects 1720 - 1940

Selected: CO. CORK, CORK, ST PATRICK'S BRIDGE (TEMPORARY)

Name: BENSON, JOHN (SIR)
Building: CO. CORK, CORK, ST PATRICK'S BRIDGE (TEMPORARY)
Date: 1854
Nature: Temporary wooden bridge after old bridge swept away by floods in winter of 1853.
Refs: Tourist's Illustrated Handbook for Ireland (1854), 64;  Colin Rynne, The Industrial Archaeology of Cork City and its Environs  (1999),194