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Title: Lucan House, Lucan House Demesne, Lucan, South Dublin County
Authors: National Inventory of Architectural Heritage
Keywords: Lucan Demesne
Palladian country house
Granite platband
String courses
Sill course and quoins
Ashlar granite walls to breakfront
Rusticated ground floor
Half-engaged giant Ionic columns
Small pane sash windows
Elaborate fanlight
Eighteenth-century plasterwork
Round-headed windows
Segmental-headed archway
Mature Parkland
Italian Ambassador
Issue Date: 1-Jan-2002
Publisher: Department of the Environment, Heritage and Local Government
Description: Detached seven-bay two-storey over basement Palladian country house, c.1775, with three-bay pedimented breakfront and three-bay rere bow, each having attic storey. Five bays to south side. Roughcast rendered walls with granite platband, string courses, sill course and quoins. Ashlar granite walls to breakfront, with rusticated ground floor and four half-engaged giant Ionic columns above. Small pane sash windows with stone sills throughout. Timber panelled door with elaborate fanlight. Hipped slate roof behind parapet with stone cornice and rendered chimney stacks. Retains many fine interior features, including late eighteenth-century plasterwork. Single-storey service building to north, with roughcast rendered walls, round-headed windows, segmental-headed archway and single-pitched roof. Set within mature demesne parkland with various outbuildings (separately recorded).
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