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dc.contributor.otherNational Inventory of Architectural Heritageen_IE
dc.coverage.temporal1583en_IE with kind permission of the Department of the Environment, Heritage and Local Government. South Dublin Libraries do not own the reproduction rights to this image. If you wish to reproduce this image see contact details at http://www.buildingsofireland.ieen_IE
dc.descriptionDetached multiple-bay three-storey over basement former castle built c.1583 by Adam Loftus. Early example of plan form castle with angle bastions or corner towers. Remodelled and refenestrated between 1726 and 1767, and further decorative work completed internally by 1783. External appearance today shows typically diminishing window depths to top floor separated by string courses, raised parapet with large urns, sectional hipped roof, bowed asymmetric infill in east elevation, Venetian pillared porch, eighteenth-century kitchen wing. Internally has hall with Doric columns and ornate ceilings and panels. A few ancillary buildings survive as garden and courtyard features.en_IE
dc.publisherDepartment of the Environment, Heritage and Local Governmenten_IE
dc.relationNational Inventory of Architectural Heritage ID:11216007en_IE
dc.subjectthree-storey over basement former castleen_IE
dc.subjectAdam Loftusen_IE
dc.subjectangle bastionsen_IE
dc.subjectcorner towersen_IE
dc.subjectstring courseen_IE
dc.subjectraised parapet with decorative urnsen_IE
dc.subjectbowed asymmetric infillen_IE
dc.subjectVenetian pillared porchen_IE
dc.subjecthall with Doric columnsen_IE
dc.titleRathfarnham Castle, Rathfarnham Road, Rathfarnham, South Dublin Countyen_IE
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