Survey Data

Reg No

16301098


Date

1860 - 1865


Townland

BRAY


County

County Wicklow


Coordinates

327054, 218696


Description

A terrace of eight four-bay two-storey over basement houses, built 1863. The houses are finished in render with moulded dressings. Each pair of houses share a wide stair with cast-iron guard rails. The stone steps rise to the panelled front door which is flanked with panelled pilasters with console brackets; above is a plain fanlight and all is set within a semi-circular arched headed opening. To one side is a single-storey over basement canted bay. Windows are flat-headed with two over two frames; frames are a mixture of timber sash, timber top hung and uPVC. Roofs are pitched, double-piled, and are finished with a mixture of natural and artificial slate. Some chimneystacks are missing but those remaining are rendered with clay pots. The terrace is road fronted.

Appraisal

In relation to loss of detail, this terrace now suffers from the "significance of small effects". That said, it is still a prominent and important part of the 19th century fabric within what is essentially a 19th century town. It maintains the flow of tall detached and terraced properties along the promenade.