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80 Dorset Street Upper, Dublin, Dublin City
50011212
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Reg. No.50011212
Date1740 - 1780
Previous NameN/A
Townland
CountyDublin City
Coordinates315594, 235464
Categories of Special InterestARCHITECTURAL SOCIAL
RatingRegional
Original Usehouse
In Use Aspublic house
Additional Usehouse
 
Description
Terraced two-bay four-storey house over concealed basement, built c.1760, with recent timber shopfront to ground floor. Now in use as public house and domestic accommodation. Hipped roof behind rendered parapet wall with painted coping and shared brick chimneystack to north party wall with clay pots. Red brick walls to upper floors, rendered to south gable. Steel ties to southwest corner. Cast-iron rainwater goods, that along south gable supported on stone corbels. Square-headed window openings with masonry sills and replacement timber sliding sash one-over-one pane windows. Square-headed doorways to public house level and to upper floors. Metal cover in footpath giving access to basement.

Appraisal

This Georgian townhouse forms part of a terrace of various house types of similar vintage and is also part of the oldest and most intact stretch of buildings on Dorset Street Upper. The retention of timber sash windows, and the corbels supporting the gutter, add interest.
 
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