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Bonded Warehouses, Custom House Street, Cork City, Cork City
20506374
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Reg. No.20506374
Date1810 - 1820
Previous NameN/A
TownlandCORK CITY
CountyCork City
Coordinates168221, 71926
Categories of Special InterestARCHITECTURAL HISTORICAL TECHNICAL
RatingNational
Original Usestore/warehouse
In Use Asstore/warehouse
 
Description
Sixteen-bay three-storey bonded warehouse, built 1814-49, built on a trapezoidal plan having canopies to ground floor level. Built of rubble sandstone with squared and cut limestone having large cast iron rainwater goods and timber and slated canopies. Vaulted stores to ground floor and stone spiral stairs within external semi-circular towers.

Appraisal

A large warehouse, unique in Cork, situated on a very prominent site and using building materials traditional to the area. Although suffering from lack of maintenance, the warehouse retains the majority of its original fabric and is a landmark building within the city.
 
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