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The Diamond Bar, Bealnablath, County Cork
20908321
Front (north-west) elevation
Reg. No.20908321
Date1820 - 1860
Previous NameN/A
TownlandGLANNAROUGE EAST
CountyCounty Cork
Coordinates141050, 63555
Categories of Special InterestARCHITECTURAL SOCIAL
RatingRegional
Original Usehouse
In Use Ashouse
Additional Usepublic house
 
Description
Detached three-bay two-storey house, built c.1840, with shopfront to front (north-west) elevation and single-storey extension to side (south-west). Pitched artificial slate roofs with rendered chimneystacks and uPVC rainwater goods. Lined-and-ruled rendered walls with later brick plinth addition and wrought-iron ring ties. Render panel between display window and door. Square-headed window openings with stone sills throughout, having two-over-two pane timber sliding sash windows, render detail above ground floor window opening. Shopfront comprising recent plastic fascia, surmounting square-headed window opening with timber sill, having three-pane arcaded timber-framed window. Square-headed door opening having double-leaf timber battened door with overlight. Two-storey outbuilding to rear, having pitched slate roof. Rubble stone walls with square-headed door opening to side (north-east) elevation accessed via flight of rendered rubble stone steps. Blocked segmental-headed opening to north-east elevation.

Appraisal

Set at Bealnablath crossroads, this building occupies a prominent position in the landscape. Its well proportioned facade is enhanced by the retention of the timber sliding sash windows, attractive tripartite pubfront window opening and render detailing.
 
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