Main Record - County Meath
|Dunboyne Castle, Dublin Road, Dunboyne, County Meath
|Date||1850 - 1890|
|Categories of Special Interest||ARCHITECTURAL HISTORICAL TECHNICAL|
|Original Use||gate lodge|
|In Use As||house|| |
Detached L-plan two-bay single-storey former gate lodge, built c.1870, with porch to recessed bay. Now in use as a private house. Hipped slate roof with corbelled eaves course, cast-iron rainwater goods and red brick chimneystacks. Roughcast rendered walls. Segmental-arched timber sash windows with stone sills. Segmental-arched timber panelled door. Cast-iron railings and gate to front.
This modest house is of apparent architectural design and detail. It retains many original features and materials, such as the segmental-arched openings, timber sash windows and carved timber eaves dentils. The setting of the house is enhanced by the cast-iron railings and gates. This gate lodge was formerly part of Dunboyne Castle demesne, which is located to the south-west.
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