Survey Data

Reg No

31308005


Rating

Regional


Categories of Special Interest

Architectural


Original Use

Farmyard complex


Date

1835 - 1845


Coordinates

131466, 287026


Date Recorded

09/12/2010


Date Updated

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Description

Farmyard complex, under construction 1838, on a quadrangular plan about a courtyard including (north): Attached seven-bay single-storey coach house on a symmetrical plan. Modified, ----, to accommodate alternative use. Hipped slate roof centred on pitched (gabled) slate roof with clay ridge tiles extending into pressed or rolled lead ridges, lichen-covered tooled cut-limestone coping to gable, and replacement uPVC rainwater goods on cut-limestone eaves. Part repointed coursed or snecked rubble stone walls. Elliptical-headed central carriageway with tooled limestone ashlar voussoirs centred on drag edged tooled cut-limestone keystone framing arrow head-detailed cast-iron double gates. Elliptical-headed carriageways centred on paired elliptical-headed carriageways with tooled limestone ashlar voussoirs framing replacement timber fittings; (south): Attached three-bay single-storey outbuilding with half-attic on a symmetrical plan. Modified, ----, to accommodate alternative use. Hipped gabled slate roof with terracotta ridge tiles extending into pressed or rolled lead ridges, lichen-covered tooled cut-limestone coping, and replacement uPVC rainwater goods on cut-limestone eaves. Part repointed coursed or snecked rubble stone walls. Elliptical-headed central carriageway with tooled limestone ashlar voussoirs centred on drag edged tooled cut-limestone keystone framing replacement timber fittings. Square-headed openings (half-attic) with cut-limestone sills, and concealed dressings framing louvered timber fittings. Set in grounds shared with Ballinamore House. Photography by James Fraher

Appraisal

A farmyard complex contributing positively to the group and setting values of the Ballinamore House estate.