W6772 : Shandon Bridge, Cork

taken 6 years ago, near to Blackpool, Corcaigh, Kilbarry and Millfield, Cork, Ireland

Shandon Bridge, Cork
Shandon Bridge, Cork
This footbridge was opened in 2004. In the 18th Century there was a ferry across the River Lee here. The quay walls of cut limestone were installed in the 1820s "in as straight lines as the course of the river would permit" according to a sign by the bridge.
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Date Taken
Monday, 2 July, 2012   (more nearby)
Sunday, 22 July, 2012
Geographical Context
Paths  Rivers, Streams, Drainage  City, Town centre 
Subject Location
Irish: geotagged! W 672 721 [100m precision]
WGS84: 51:54.0602N 8:28.5827W
Camera Location
Irish: geotagged! W 673 721
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West-northwest (about 292 degrees)
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Quay  Footbridge 

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