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Title: Rathcoole Parish Church (Anglican) , Main Street, Rathcoole, South Dublin County
Authors: National Inventory of Architectural Heritage
Keywords: Detached single-cell gable-fronted Church of Ireland church
gable bellcote
brick eaves
large granite footing
Double lancet diamond-paned stained glass windows
segmental-arched surrounds
roll-moulded round-headed surround
quatrefoil opening
diamond-paned casement windows
1764 memorial to son of the Earl of Meath
barrel-vaulted interior
timber pews
polychrome tiled floor
Graveyard surrounding with eighteenth century gravestones
yew tree
Boundary stone rubble wall
Kennedy Family tomb
Issue Date: 1-Jan-2002
Publisher: Department of the Environment, Heritage and Local Government
Description: Detached single-cell gable-fronted Church of Ireland church, c.1740. Two-bay nave, three-bay west front with simple gable bellcote. Roughcast rendered walls with brick eaves and large granite footing. Double lancet diamond-paned stained glass windows set in segmental-arched surrounds to sides. Double lancet stained glass window set in a roll-moulded round-headed surround to east end. Timber tongue and groove door, with quatrefoil opening over and single lancets flanking, all with diamond-paned casement windows. To south elevation, small plaque near base of wall as a memorial to the remains of the son of the Earl of Meath, dated 1764. Pitched slate roof with raised gables. Plain barrel-vaulted interior with timber pews and pulpit, and polychrome tiled floor. Graveyard surrounding with gravestones dating from the late eighteenth century to the 1990s, and large yew tree. Boundary wall of stone rubble.
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