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Dunsany Post Office, Dunsany Cross Roads, Dunsany, County Meath
14403706
Representative view
Reg. No.14403706
Date1830 - 1850
Previous NameN/A
TownlandDUNSANY
CountyCounty Meath
Coordinates291492, 255537
Categories of Special InterestARCHITECTURAL HISTORICAL SOCIAL TECHNICAL
RatingRegional
Original Usepost office
In Use Ascommunity centre
 
Description
Detached three-bay two-storey house, built c.1840, with gabled central breakfront. Pitched slate roof with red brick chimneystacks. Dressed limestone walls. Paired timber sash windows with ashlar dressings. Some gun loops to projecting gables. Single-storey extension to the north-east.

Appraisal

This house forms part of a group of houses built at this crossroads in the mid nineteenth century by Lord Dunsany. Architectural design and detailing are immediately apparent in the form and execution of this building. The building retains many original features and materials which enhance the significance of this house.
 
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