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14 O'Connell Street, Athlone, County Westmeath
Front façade.
Reg. No.15000205
Date1760 - 1790
Previous NameN/A
CountyCounty Westmeath
Coordinates203709, 241294
Categories of Special InterestARCHITECTURAL
Original Usehouse
In Use Asapartment/flat (converted)
Terraced three-bay three-storey over basement house, built c.1775. Pitched natural slate roof with a projecting eaves course, cast-iron rainwater goods, cast-iron rooflights and a single rendered chimneystack shared with adjacent building to west (15000206). Ruled-and-line rendered walls with raised block quoins to east end. Square-headed window openings with cut stone sills and one-over-one pane timber sliding sash windows. Altered (widened) ground floor opening with replacement casement window. Replacement timber door set in square-headed recess to east end of main elevation. Road-fronted.


This substantial house, originally built has part of a formal terrace, retains its character and form. The massive chimneystack suggests that this building was constructed during the mid-to-late eighteenth-century. Pleasantly proportioned, this building could be transformed by a sensitive restoration and remains an important component of the streetscape of O'Connell Street.
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