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Slattery, 50 Lord Edward Street, Limerick, Limerick City
21521086
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Reg. No.21521086
Date1790 - 1810
Previous NameN/A
Townland
CountyLimerick City
Coordinates157558, 156289
Categories of Special InterestARCHITECTURAL ARTISTIC
RatingRegional
Original Usepublic house
In Use Aspublic house
Additional Useapartment/flat (converted)
 
Description
Terraced two-bay three-storey over concealed basement rendered house, built c. 1800, with traditional pub front at ground floor level. Pitched artificial slate roof with cast-iron rainwater goods. Plain rendered chimneystack to north party wall. Smooth rendered walls with rusticated quoins defining party walls. Roughcast rendered rear elevation. Square-headed window openings with stucco architraves, painted sills, and replacement uPVC windows. Timber pub front, c. 1890, comprising Doric pilasters framing a door opening to each side of a large display window. Each door opening retains an original limestone threshold step, carved timber lintel, and overlight. Panelled hardwood timber door leafs, c. 2000. Display window over rendered stall riser with painted lettering to raised stucco panel reading: GUINNESS XX. Fascia board with cornice and architrave beneath with painted lettering reading: 50 Slattery 50.

Appraisal

Forming one of a terrace of largely uniform early nineteenth-century terraced rendered houses, distinguished largely by segmental-arched window openings. This house is much enriched by the late nineteenth-century pub front.
 
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