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Ashe, Inistioge, County Kilkenny
Representative view of house.
Reg. No.12323010
Date1740 - 1760
Previous NameN/A
CountyCounty Kilkenny
Coordinates263605, 137781
Categories of Special InterestARCHITECTURAL ARTISTIC
Original Usehouse
In Use Ashouse
Additional Useshop/retail outlet
Terraced three-bay two-storey house, c.1750, on a corner site. Refenestrated, c.1875. Renovated, c.1925, with shopfront inserted to right ground floor. Mostly refenestrated, c.1975. Pitched slate roof on an L-shaped plan (forming hip to corner) with clay ridge tiles, rendered (shared) chimney stacks over red brick Running bond construction, and cast-iron rainwater goods on rendered eaves. Painted rendered, ruled and lined wall to front (south) elevation with rendered channelled piers to end, and painted roughcast walls to side (east) elevation. Square-headed window openings with cut-stone sills, rendered surrounds, and replacement timber casement windows, c.1975, retaining replacement two-over-two timber sash windows, c.1875, to first floor having exposed sash boxes. Shopfront, c.1925, to right ground floor with panelled pilasters, fixed-pane (two-light) timber display window, replacement glazed timber door, fascia having consoles, and overhanging cornice. Road fronted on a corner site with concrete flagged footpath to front.


A pleasant modest-scale house retaining most of the original composition qualities together with much of the early fabric, thereby enhancing the character of the street scene. A simple shopfront exhibiting traditional craftsmanship further enlivens the visual appeal of the site in the locality.
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