Main Record - Fingal
|Carrick Hill Martello Tower, Strand Road, Portmarnock, Fingal
|Date||1800 - 1810|
|Categories of Special Interest||ARCHITECTURAL HISTORICAL TECHNICAL|
|Original Use||martello tower|
|In Use As||house|| |
Martello tower, c.1805, on a circular plan with tapered profile. Projecting entrance porch, crenellated extension to roof and two-bay single-storey extension to side, c.1970. Now in use as dwelling.
ROOF: Roof hidden behind crenellated parapet wall. Adjoining extension has a flat roof; Martello tower has an unusual rendered chimney stack. WALLS: Pebble dash; granite string course & granite cornice; original parapet wall; rendered string course & rendered coping to parapet. OPENINGS: Square and segmental headed; rendered reveals; variety of randomly placed uPVC windows; refurbished kead windows; oriel window opening; uPVC front door.
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