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Title: Loreto Provincialate, Loreto House Grange Road, Rathfarnham, South Dublin County
Authors: National Inventory of Architectural Heritage
Keywords: two-storey over basement former country house
uPVC windows
architrave surrounds
Rendered, ruled and lined walls
raised quoins
sill course
double-leaf door with overlight
paired Ionic columns
cast-iron balustrade
decorative urns
agricultural motif plasterwork
Issue Date: 1-Jan-2002
Publisher: Department of the Environment, Heritage and Local Government
Description: Detached five-bay two-storey over basement former country house, c.1850, now used as offices for the Loreto Sisters. Rendered, ruled and lined walls with raised quoins and first floor sill course. uPVC windows with architrave surrounds, hoods to ground floor openings. Central glazed timber double-leaf door with overlight, set beneath flat-roofed porch having paired Ionic columns. High parapet with inset panels obscures roof. Smooth rendered chimney stacks. Low plinth wall to basement with cast-iron balustrade. Two-storey extension to south east, parapet decorated with urns. Original entrance now shared with Loreto High School. Four rendered piers with cut stone dressings, topped by urns, with cast-iron gates.
Appears in Collections:National Inventory of Architectural Heritage Collection
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