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Station Road, Mohill, County Leitrim
30816030
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Reg. No.30816030
Date1880 - 1890
Previous NameN/A
TownlandCOOLABAUN
CountyCounty Leitrim
Coordinates209174, 296681
Categories of Special InterestARTISTIC ARCHITECTURAL HISTORICAL
RatingRegional
Original Userailway station
 
Description
Detached three-bay two-storey triple-pile former railway station, with five-bay single-storey block to north end and return to rear, built c.1885 by the Cavan and Leitrim Railway. Now vacant. Pitched slate roofs with brick chimneystacks, round terracotta chimney pots and ridge cresting. Red brick walls with yellow and blue-grey brick dressings and eaves course. Segmental-headed openings with yellow-brick hood mouldings and timber sash windows. Timber double doors in north block flanked by glazing. Corrugated-iron outbuilding to east with decorative bargeboards and finials. Snecked stone goods shed with pitched slate roof to north, now in use as a builders' providers premises.

Appraisal

Located off Station Road, this attractive complex of former train station buildings stands as an important reminder of the railway line that once operated through Mohill. The polychromatic detailing adds an artistic quality to the buildings. The character of this complex enlivens this area of Mohill.
 
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