Main Record - County Meath
|Skryne Castle, Skreen, County Meath
|Date||1840 - 1880|
|Categories of Special Interest||ARCHITECTURAL HISTORICAL TECHNICAL|
|Original Use||gate lodge|| |
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.
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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