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Title: Loreto Abbey Lodges, Grange Road, Rathfarnham, South Dublin County
Authors: National Inventory of Architectural Heritage
Keywords: double-leaf cast- and wrought-iron gate
swags and shield
granite ashlar piers
carved caps and urns
low plinth wall
rusticated rendered walls
gate lodge
cut stone quoins
hooded doorways
ruled and lined screen walls
Issue Date: 1-Jan-2002
Publisher: Department of the Environment, Heritage and Local Government
Description: Entrance gateway, c.1775, set on axis of main house, comprising double-leaf cast- and wrought-iron gate, each leaf having swags and shield, with flanking granite ashlar piers having carved caps and urns. Similar pedestrian gateway to each side set in railings on low plinth wall. Further flanking two-bay single-storey elevations with blind openings set in rusticated rendered walls. Two-bay single-storey gate lodge set behind each, with rusticated and smooth rendered walls, cut stone quoins, slate roofs, and hoods to doorways. Rendered, ruled and lined screen walls terminate entrance ensemble.
Appears in Collections:National Inventory of Architectural Heritage Collection
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