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Hillside, Farney Street, Carrickmacross, County Monaghan
41310073
Street frontage
Reg. No.41310073
Date1900 - 1920
Previous NameN/A
TownlandDRUMMOND OTRA
CountyCounty Monaghan
Coordinates284303, 303655
Categories of Special InterestARCHITECTURAL ARTISTIC
RatingRegional
Original Usehouse
In Use Ashouse
 
Description
Semi-detached three-bay two-storey house, built c.1910, having canted bay window to west end of front elevation, and two-storey return to rear. Pitched slate roof having slate ridge tiles, red brick chimneystacks and cast-iron rainwater goods, and having decorative timber fascia and bargeboards. Painted roughcast rendered walls to first floor and smooth rendered ruled-and-lined render to ground floor of front elevation with smooth rendered quoins and plinth. Square-headed window openings, having decorative render surrounds to ground floor openings with keystone detail and face carvings, and render surrounds to first floor, all with stone sills and replacement uPVC windows. Square-headed door opening to front entrance having similar surround to windows, and timber panelled door with overlight, approached by flight of granite steps with smooth rendered walls with stone copings. Painted smooth rendered boundary wall with wrought-iron railings over smooth rendered piers with lion's head carvings and wrought-iron pedestrian gate.

Appraisal

This house, one of a pair, has many interesting details. Render surrounds to the openings and carved timber to the eaves and gable provides decorative interest. The canted bay window adds interest to the form and the retention of a front garden, with wrought-iron railings and granite steps to the front door, completes the pleasant setting.
 
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