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Clashanure House, County Cork
20907223
Front (west) elevation
Reg. No.20907223
Date1800 - 1840
Previous NameN/A
TownlandCLASHANURE
CountyCounty Cork
Coordinates151634, 71608
Categories of Special InterestARCHITECTURAL
RatingRegional
Original Usecountry house
In Use Ashouse
 
Description
Detached five-bay two-storey house, built c.1820, having single-storey lean-to glazed porch to front (west). Four-bay wing and recent flat-roofed addition to side (north) and single-storey addition to rear (east). Hipped slate roof to main block and wing having rendered overhanging eaves, rendered chimneystacks and cast-iron and uPVC rainwater goods. uPVC clad eaves to wing. Pitched slate roof to rear addition having redbrick chimneystack. Roughcast rendered walls throughout. Square-headed window openings with tooled limestone sills to main block and rendered sills to wing. Six-over-six pane timber sliding sash windows with some uPVC replacements. Timber panelled shutters visible to interior of openings to main block. Round-headed door opening with rendered surround to interior of porch, having timber panelled door with fanlight. Located within own grounds.

Appraisal

The symmetry and order of the front façade of this fine house is typical of the classically influenced country houses of rural Ireland. The building has maintained a great deal of its traditional character through the retention of historic fabric including timber sliding sash windows, a fine slate roof and internal timber panelled shutters.
 
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