Survey Data

Reg No

21517140


Date

1890 - 1910


County

Limerick City


Coordinates

157195, 156480


Description

Terraced two-bay two-storey red brick house, built c. 1900, and two-storey return. Pitched natural slate roof with a shared red brick chimneystack to the west, with terracotta pots. uPVC gutter on dentilated red brick eaves with cast-iron downpipe. Red brick walls laid in English garden wall bond with a decorative moulded stringcourse at first floor level, an angled brick course above ground floor level and a chamfered brick course at ground level. Brick camber-arched window openings at first floor level with limestone sills and one-over-one timber sash windows. Shallow projecting bay to ground floor, with a pair of brick camber-arched window openings with bowtell surround, double limestone sill and one-over-one timber sash windows with cylinder glass. Brick round-arched door opening with brick moulding and bowtell surround, with timber-panelled door set back having brass furniture and overlight above. Front garden enclosed by painted rendered wall with decorative cast-iron railings and two piers with wrought-iron gate having circle design.

Appraisal

A well-maintained red brick house forming part of two terraces of modest scale houses in a quiet cul-de-sac. It retains most of the external features. This house, along with the remainder, is a good example of early suburban housing from the turn of the century.