Survey Data

Reg No

14009397


Rating

Regional


Categories of Special Interest

Architectural Social


Original Use

Hospital/infirmary


In Use As

Hospital/infirmary


Date

1750 - 1755


Coordinates

287129, 267612


Date Recorded

14/09/2005


Date Updated

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Description

Detached seven-bay three-storey former infirmary, built 1754, with inscribed plaque and limestone architrave surrounding square headed door opening. Altered c.1820 and twelve-bay two-storey ward wing added. Various twentieth-century extensions. Now in use as hospital. Double-pitched and hipped roof, natural slates, partly covered with tar skim, projecting eaves course, rendered chimney stack, iron roof lights. Rough dash rendered walls, inscribed plaque - 'The County of Meath Infirmary I was sick and you visited me. St. Math. 25C. 36V. A.D. 1754'. Concrete cills, patent reveals, deal two pane sash windows - front, uPVC casement windows - side, etc. Various multi-paned sash windows. Set back from street on elevated site, coursed rubble wall with plain wrought-iron railings, pair of tall ashlar limestone piers with demi-sphere finials. Flight of steps.