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Berry's Liege, Loughcrew Demesne, County Meath
14401517
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Reg. No.14401517
Date1820 - 1860
Previous NameN/A
TownlandLOUGHCREW
CountyCounty Meath
Coordinates257456, 276254
Categories of Special InterestARCHITECTURAL HISTORICAL TECHNICAL
RatingRegional
Original Usegate lodge
In Use Ashouse
 
Description
Detached three-bay two-storey former gate lodge, built c.1840, with lean-to bays flanking gabled central bay and having three-bay two-storey block to the rear. Pitched slate roofs with ashlar chimneystacks. Rendered walls with limestone quoins. Timber sash windows set in ashlar limestone surrounds with hood mouldings above.

Appraisal

This gate lodge forms part of an interesting group of Loughcrew demesne structures, with the Ionic portico, workers' houses, church, stables, graveyard and gate lodges. This gate lodge retains many original features and materials, such as the timber sash windows, ashlar limestone dressings and slate roofs.
 
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