Main Record - County Meath
|Reask House, Carlanstown, County Meath
|Date||1840 - 1880|
|Categories of Special Interest||ARCHITECTURAL TECHNICAL|
|Original Use||farm house|
|In Use As||farm house|| |
Detached three-bay two-storey farmhouse, built c.1860. Roughcast rendered walls with render quoins. Pitched slate roof with rendered chimneystacks. Timber sash windows with stone stills. Round-arched door opening with replacement door. Range of outbuildings with pitched slate roofs to south-west of house. Bounded by roughcast rendered walls with cast-iron gates.
This substantial farmhouse represents the adaptation of classical house design into the vernacular tradition. The fenestration and round-headed fanlight enliven the façade. The house and outbuildings form an interesting group of farm related structures.
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