Survey Data

Reg No

50010057


Date

1820 - 1840


County

Dublin City


Coordinates

316821, 235236


Description

End-of-terrace single-bay single-storey house over raised basement, built c.1830. Double-pile roof behind parapet with granite coping, flat-roofed to front pitch and hipped to north of rear pitch. Red brick walls laid in Flemish bond with granite plinth course over rendered wall to basement area. Gauged flat-arched window openings with patent rendered reveals, painted granite sill and replacement uPVC windows. Square-plan brick entrance porch with granite coping and gauged brick segmental-headed door opening with deep moulded surround and decorative painted masonry doorcase. Replacement timber door flanked by slender panelled pilasters and scrolled console brackets supporting panelled lintel cornice and filled-in fanlight. Door opens onto granite platform with five granite steps, with original wrought-iron handrails. Diminutive segmental-headed window openings to either flank of porch with single-pane timber sliding sash windows. Set back from street, bounded by rendered walls with gate piers and modern steel gates.

Appraisal

This curious, diminutive house occupies a constricted site at the end of a terrace of red brick houses dating from the early decades of the nineteenth century. Its small proportions and decorative projecting doorcase contribute to the texture and variety of the streetscape. Located at a busy intersection, adjacent to North Strand, the house was scheduled for demolition in 2011.