Survey Data

Reg No

20506374


Date

1810 - 1820


Townland

CORK CITY


County

Cork City


Coordinates

168221, 71926


Description

Sixteen-bay three-storey bonded warehouse, built 1814-49, built on a trapezoidal plan having canopies to ground floor level. Built of rubble sandstone with squared and cut limestone having large cast iron rainwater goods and timber and slated canopies. Vaulted stores to ground floor and stone spiral stairs within external semi-circular towers.

Appraisal

A large warehouse, unique in Cork, situated on a very prominent site and using building materials traditional to the area. Although suffering from lack of maintenance, the warehouse retains the majority of its original fabric and is a landmark building within the city.