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Castle Street, Castleconnell, County Limerick
21807023
Front (south) elevation.
Reg. No.21807023
Date1810 - 1830
Previous NameN/A
TownlandCOOLBANE
CountyCounty Limerick
Coordinates166173, 162499
Categories of Special InterestARCHITECTURAL ARTISTIC
RatingRegional
Original Usehouse
In Use Ashouse
 
Description
Terraced two-bay two-storey house, built c. 1820, having late nineteenth-century shopfront to ground floor. Pitched artificial slate roof with cast-iron rainwater goods. Lined-and-ruled rendered walls to ground floor, roughcast rendered walls to first floor. Render platband and strip quoins to first floor. Square-headed openings to first floor having concrete sills and one-over-one pane timber sliding sash windows. Shopfront comprising timber pilasters supporting fascia and cornice. Square-headed three-over-three pane timber sliding sash windows with concrete sills. Square-headed opening having half-glazed timber panelled door.

Appraisal

This house is of a modest scale and form, which contributes to the streetscape. The façade is enlivened by the retention of the timber sash windows. The modest tripartite shopfront is a notable example of its type and is representative of small scale commercial activity which took place in many towns and villages in Ireland.
 
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