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Skryne Castle, Skreen, County Meath
14326005
Representative view
Reg. No.14326005
Date1840 - 1880
Previous NameN/A
TownlandSKREEN
CountyCounty Meath
Coordinates295488, 260431
Categories of Special InterestARCHITECTURAL HISTORICAL TECHNICAL
RatingRegional
Original Usegate lodge
 
Description
Detached two-bay single-storey gate lodge, built c.1860, now vacant. Hipped slate roof with rendered chimneystack. Squared rubble limestone walls with limestone quoins. Cast-iron casement windows with stone sills. Rendered porch addition. Bounded by dressed limestone walls with ashlar limestone gate piers.

Appraisal

Skryne Castle gate lodge is a modest and functional building. The simple form of the building is enhanced by interesting features such as the masonry and the later cast-iron windows. The gate lodge forms part of an interesting group with the related demesne structures.
 
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