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|Drogheda College of Further Education, Palace Street, Drogheda, County Louth
|Date||1930 - 1935|
|Previous Name||Saint Laurence's Community School|
|Categories of Special Interest||ARCHITECTURAL HISTORICAL SOCIAL|
|In Use As||school|| |
Detached eleven-bay three-storey with four-stage central block, designed by Michael Scott 1934. Flat roof, rendered parapet, rendered chimneystack. Rendered walls with concrete canopies over entrances. Metal pivot and casement windows in single, paired and tripartite arrangements, concrete sills. Double leaf metal glazed doors, flanking sidelights, overlight. Concrete steps and rendered walls leading to entrance. Concrete piers and metal railings to site.
Designed by renowned Irish architect Michael Scott, this building is an excellent example of Modernist architecture. This robust building retains many original features and materials, such as the windows, doors and railings. It is a significant high quality twentieth century addition to Drogheda's architectural heritage.
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