Main Record - County Meath
|Dunsany Post Office, Dunsany Cross Roads, Dunsany, County Meath
|Date||1830 - 1850|
|Categories of Special Interest||ARCHITECTURAL HISTORICAL SOCIAL TECHNICAL|
|Original Use||post office|
|In Use As||community centre|| |
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.
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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