Survey Data

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Categories of Special Interest


Previous Name

Drogheda Chemical Manure Company

Original Use


In Use As



1880 - 1920


309570, 275082

Date Recorded


Date Updated



Detached two-bay two-storey red brick office, built c. 1900. Rectangular-plan, single-bay two-storey extension to north, c.1910, recent porch added to west. Hipped slate to roof, clay ridge tiles, red brick corbelled chimneystack with sandstone nail-head moulding to neck and dentils beneath corbel, moulded cast-iron gutters supported on modillions, sandstone dog-tooth moulding beneath modillions. Red brick walling laid in Flemish bond, black brick plinth, sandstone fascia to south, black brick surround, inset panel to south elevation inscribed "DROGHEDA CHEMICAL MANURE COMPANY". Square-headed window openings, chamfered red brick reveals, tooled limestone sills, painted timber two-over-two sliding sash windows, aluminium windows to east; tripartite windows to south, chamfered reveals, tooled sandstone mullions, sills and lintels, segmental-headed lights, painted timber one-over-one sliding sash windows. Square-headed door opening to south elevation of porch, timber panelled door. Set with south elevation to street, concrete yard to west (front), industrial complex to north.


This attractive commercial building forms a striking addition to the streetscape of Marsh Road. The variety of materials and colour employed in its construction makes for an aesthetically pleasing structure, with features such as the tripartite windows, fascia and decorative mouldings indicate the technical proficiency of the builders.