Survey Data

Reg No

21824008


Date

1900 - 1920


Townland

ADARE


County

County Limerick


Coordinates

146241, 146016


Description

Terraced two-bay single-storey with dormer attic house, built c. 1910, with shared dormer gable to roof and overhanging roof forming verandah to front (east) elevation. Pitched slate roofs with rendered chimneystacks. Overhanging and supported by timber posts. Rendered walls. Square-headed opening to gable with timber casement window. Square-headed opening to ground floor with timber casement window and timber surround. Square-headed opening with timber battened half-glazed door. Timber boundary fence with timber pedestrian gate.

Appraisal

This house forms one of a group of structures built to the design of Detmar Blow (1867-1939). Detmar Blow was a prominent architect of the Arts and Crafts movement. These cottages are designed in a similar style to the earlier nineteenth-century estate cottages of Adare Manor. The overhanging roof and timber supports are picturesque features which indicate the influence of the earlier structures. The building is notable for the retention of timber casement windows and the timber door. Together with the surrounding houses, it is prominently sited to the west of the Town Hall and to the north of a village green.