Survey Data

Reg No

21828015


Date

1830 - 1880


Townland

SKAGH


County

County Limerick


Coordinates

151360, 141096


Description

Detached single-bay two-storey house and former shop, built c. 1840, having timber tripartite shopfront to front (west) elevation. Pitched tiled roof with render eaves course. Rendered walls having render quoins. Square-headed opening to first floor with render surround, concrete sill and tripartite one-over-one pane timber sliding sash window. Fluted Doric style pilasters supporting fascia with dog-tooth motifs and cornice with dentillated course. Square-headed display openings having fixed windows. Square-headed opening with glazed overlight over half-glazed timber panelled door.

Appraisal

This building retains much of its distinctive character, as can be seen in the tripartite timber sash window and timber shopfront, all of which contribute to its character. The building provides a pleasing visual contrast of shopfront and rendered front elevation.