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Beola, High Street, Roundstone, County Galway
30328009
Front (east) elevation
Reg. No.30328009
Date1800 - 1840
Previous NameN/A
TownlandROUNDSTONE
CountyCounty Galway
Coordinates72387, 240093
Categories of Special InterestARCHITECTURAL
RatingRegional
Original Usehouse
In Use Asrestaurant
 
Description
Attached five-bay two-storey former house, built c.1820, previously in use as bank now in use as restaurant. Pitched artificial slate roof with rendered chimneystack to south gable, and replacement uPVC rainwater goods. Lined-and-ruled rendered walls to front elevation, plain rendered to south gable. Raised render fascia between floors. Camber-headed window openings with render sills, replacement fixed timber-framed display windows to ground floor, and three-over-three pane timber sliding sash windows to first floor. Camber-headed door opening with replacement timber glazed double-leaf door with timber glazed side-panels and overlight. Situated on raised terrace eith rendered parapets.

Appraisal

This building is an integral part of Roundstone's streetscape, being distinctive through projecting forward of neighbouring buildings. Its changes of use and the various opeings adds interest. The retention of timber sash windows enhances the building.
 
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