Main Record - County Meath
|Larch Hill, Larch Hill Demesne, County Meath
|Date||1800 - 1820|
|Categories of Special Interest||ARCHITECTURAL HISTORICAL TECHNICAL|
|In Use As||folly|| |
Rustic temple, built c.1820, comprising six of rendered columns set on a hexagonal plan, supporting a rubble stone dome. Flanked by rendered walls with circular-profile terminating piers. Stone seats to walls.
This picturesque rustic temple forms part of an interesting and unusual group of follies, with the boathouse, rustic temple, and statue which are situated in and around the lake. The Fox's Earth, Cockle Tower and ornamental dairy are related folly structures in the demesne. These demesne related structures form part of a fascinating group, with the ornamental farm yards and main house, which were built by Robert Watson.
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