Barrow Bridge No 16
|Stenson Lock No 6||2 miles|
|Stenson Bridge No 19||2 miles|
|Arleston Bridge No 18||1 mile, 2¼ furlongs|
|The Ragley Boat Stop||5½ furlongs|
|Deepdale Bridge No 17||3½ furlongs|
|Barrow Bridge No 16|
|Lowes Bridge No 15||5 furlongs|
|Swarkestone Toll House||7 furlongs|
|Swarkestone Junction||1 mile|
|Swarkestone Lock No 5||1 mile, ½ furlongs|
|Swarkestone Lock Bridge No 14||1 mile, ½ furlongs|
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- Derby College Equestrian Centre (Sports & Recreation)
610 to the south.
- Dive Cellar (Scuba Diving, Equipment Service & Supply, Repair Service)
169 to the south.
- The Ragley Boat Stop (Restaurant, Bar)
1041 to the northwest.
- Swarkestone Sailing Club (Sports Club)
1417 to the southeast.
- A50 (Highway)
858 to the northeast.
- Crewe & Harpur, Swarkestone (Place to Eat/Drink)
1418 to the east.
- Swarkestone Garden Centre (Garden Center)
1096 to the east.
- Lowes Lane Shooting Ground (Sports & Recreation)
1336 to the northeast.
- John Thompson Inn- Lodge (Outdoors, Hotel)
192 to the northeast.
- East Midlands Self Storage (Storage Service, Warehouse)
169 to the south.
- Swarkestone Nursery (Garden Center, Restaurant)
1107 to the northeast.
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Wikipedia has a page about Barrow Bridge
Barrow Bridge is a single track steel railway bridge in the south east of the Republic of Ireland.
The bridge links Counties Kilkenny and Wexford, and is close to Great Island Power Station near Cheekpoint. It is 2,131 ft (650 m) in length and 26 ft (7.9 m) above the high water mark, and is the longest railway bridge in Ireland. There are 11 spans of 148 ft (45 m), the end spans are 144 ft (44 m) each and the opening span is 215 ft (66 m). It was built by the Glaswegian firm of Sir William Arrol and Co. It spans the River Barrow just upstream from its confluence with another of The Three Sisters: the River Suir. It is preceded by a short tunnel 217 ft (66 m) in length on the Kilkenny side. It was built between 1902 and 1906 to a design by Sir Benjamin Baker.
It operated until passenger services between Rosslare Harbour and Waterford ceased in 2010. It still opens approximately twice daily to permit shipping and yachts to pass upstream to New Ross. It is maintained by Iarnród Éireann, the Irish rail operator. It is majestically located within an area of great natural beauty.