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Title: Service Entrance, Lucan House Demesne, Leixlip Road, Lucan, South Dublin County
Authors: National Inventory of Architectural Heritage
Keywords: Lucan Demesne
quarry-faced limestone gate piers
capstones and urns
Sheet metal gates
quarry-faced block and start pointed surrounds
rubble stone quadrant screen walls
gate house
pointed timber casement windows
Issue Date: 1-Jan-2002
Publisher: Department of the Environment, Heritage and Local Government
Description: Principal service entrance to demesne, c.1790. Pair of coursed and quarry-faced limestone gate piers with niches to rere, capstones and urns. Sheet metal gates. Pedestrian gateway to either side with ashlar and quarry-faced block and start pointed surrounds. Timber tongue and groove doors. Flanking rubble stone quadrant screen walls, each with a three-bay single-storey gate house to convex side having brick and rubble walls, pointed timber casement windows or blind openings, quarry-faced block and start surround to door, and curved pitched slate roof with single chimney stack. Easternmost gate house formerly used as a dairy from which dairy products could be distributed to the town.
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