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Kilmanahan Castle, Kilmanahan, County Waterford
22900102
Representative view of lodge.
Reg. No.22900102
Date1830 - 1850
Previous NameN/A
TownlandKILMANAHAN
CountyCounty Waterford
Coordinates214459, 119161
Categories of Special InterestARCHITECTURAL
RatingRegional
Original Usehouse
In Use Ashouse
 
Description
Detached three-bay two-storey lodge, c.1840, retaining most early fenestration with single-bay two-storey canted bay window to side (south-west) elevation, two-bay single-storey wing to north-east, and three-bay two-storey lower return to north-west. Part refenestrated, c.1990. Hipped slate roof (pitched to wing and to return) with clay ridge tiles, rendered chimney stacks, decorative (scalloped) timber bargeboards to return, and profiled cast-iron rainwater goods on slightly overhanging rendered eaves. Unpainted rendered walls to main block (ivy-clad) with random rubble stone walls to wing and to return (possibly originally rendered). Square-headed window openings with stone sills, and cut-limestone lintels to return. 1/1 timber sash windows to main block with 6/6 timber sash windows to wing, and replacement uPVC casement windows, c.1990, to return. Elliptical-headed door opening with two concrete steps, replacement timber panelled door, c.1990, sidelights on timber panels, and spoked overlight. Set back from road in grounds shared with Kilmanahan Castle with gravel forecourt having sections of wrought iron railings, hoop iron double gates, and landscaped grounds to site.

Appraisal

A well-composed lodge forming part of an extensive estate substantially redeveloped in the early to mid nineteenth century. Well maintained, the lodge retains most of its original form and early fabric, and contributes to the character of the area.
 
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