Survey Data

Reg No

21517152


Date

1890 - 1910


County

Limerick City


Coordinates

157196, 156451


Description

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

Appraisal

A well-maintained, terraced red brick house of modest scale, retaining most important salient features. This house forms part of two terraces of nine houses on a cul-de-sac and stands as a good example of early suburban housing from the turn of the century.