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4 Summer Hill, Waterford, County Waterford
22501771
Representative view of house.
Reg. No.22501771
Date1875 - 1880
Previous NameN/A
TownlandWATERFORD CITY
CountyCounty Waterford
Coordinates260041, 112550
Categories of Special InterestARTISTIC ARCHITECTURAL
RatingRegional
 
Description
Terraced two-bay bay two-storey house with dormer attic, built 1879, retaining original fenestration. Renovated, c.1905, with rendered façade enrichments added. Reroofed, c.1990. One of a terrace of seven. Pitched (shared) roof with replacement artificial slate, c.1990, concrete ridge tiles, rendered (shared) chimney stacks, replacement square rooflight, c.1990, and replacement uPVC rainwater goods, c.1990, on rendered eaves. Unpainted replacement rendered, ruled and lined walls, c.1905, with rendered channelled piers. Square-headed window openings with rendered sills, and moulded rendered surrounds, c.1905, having frieze and cornice to ground floor. 1/1 timber sash windows. Round-headed door opening with moulded rendered surround, timber panelled door and overlight. Road fronted with concrete footpath to front.

Appraisal

This house, built as one of a terrace of seven identical units, is an attractive, modest-scale building that retains its original form together with important salient features and materials. The house is distinguished by the later rendered façade enrichments, which are of artistic interest and which attest to high quality local craftsmanship. The house, together with the remainder of the terrace (22501770, 3/WD-5632-21-788, 91), forms an interesting component of the streetscape of Summer Hill, the sloping roofline following the topography of the site.
 
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