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Hamilton's Lock Lock Keeper's House, County Offaly
14929009
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Reg. No.14929009
Date1750 - 1760
Previous NameN/A
TownlandCLONAHENOGE
CountyCounty Offaly
Coordinates195133, 213159
Categories of Special InterestARCHITECTURAL
RatingLocal
Original Uselock keeper's house
In Use Aslock keeper's house
 
Description
Detached three-bay single-storey lock keeper's house, built 1755. Replacement tiled roof with dormer window. Roughcast rendered walls. Square-headed window openings with replacement uPVC windows. Attached outbuilding to side with corrugated-iron roof. Interior with date of 1755 above door.

Appraisal

Situated on the east bank of the canal, this house forms part of a group with the related canal structures in the area. Its simple design has a pleasing symmetry and it retains much original materials and fabric making it a charming addition to the canal.
 
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