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Title: Presentation Convent, Convent Road, Clondalkin, South Dublin County
Authors: National Inventory of Architectural Heritage
Keywords: U-Plan Gothic Revival convent
Timber sash windows
Gable-fronted church
Squared limestone walls
Cut stone dressings
Pointed openings
Pointed segmental openings
Cusp-headed openings
Stone tracery
Pointed doorway
Timber panelled interior
Stained glass
Gabled entrance screen gateway
Ashlar plinth walls
Nun's cemetery
Issue Date: 1-Jan-2002
Publisher: Department of the Environment, Heritage and Local Government
Description: Detached multiple-bay two- and three-storey Gothic Revival convent on a U-plan, built 1857, with attached gable-fronted church to north forming quadrangle. Squared limestone walls throughout with cut stone dressings. Timber sash windows in pointed, segmental- and cusp-headed openings to convent. Timber door in shallow elaborate porch. Pointed openings with stone tracery to church. Apse to east, porch to north and pointed doorway to west. Steep pitched slate roofs throughout. Ornate timber panelled interior and stained glass to church. Gabled entrance screen gateway with cast-iron gates and flanking ashlar plinth walls with cast-iron gates. Small cemetery of the Sisters of the Convent to the south with a small stepped gable-fronted building to the south with pointed arched openings. Wooden statue displayed in the lawns to the east.
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