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Title: Loreto High School, Grange Road, Rathfarnham, South Dublin County
Authors: National Inventory of Architectural Heritage
Keywords: single- and two-storey school buildings
Timber Casement windows
Enclosed courtyard
pedimented breakfront
dormer windows
tiled mansard roof
Pantile roof
rusticated gable
Twin single-storey pavilions
round-headed French windows
Issue Date: 1-Jan-2002
Publisher: Department of the Environment, Heritage and Local Government
Description: Range of multiple-bay single- and two-storey school buildings, c.1925. Enclosed courtyard with screen wall to street, three single-storey blocks, and one two-storey side to south. Two-storey range of thirteen bays with four-bay central pedimented breakfront and dormer windows to steep tiled mansard roof. Roughcast rendered walls. Casement windows, some original timber. Single-storey ranges of six and nine bays, with deeply recessed classroom windows having low window seats. Roughcast rendered walls. Pantile roof. Two-bay single-storey rusticated gable to street. Twin single-storey pavilions to south with round-headed French windows. Roughcast rendered walls between red brick piers with decorative panels of children playing. Central entrance with hipped tiled roof. Two-storey classroom block to west, roughcast and red brick above. Grounds contain some good cast-ironwork.
Appears in Collections:National Inventory of Architectural Heritage Collection
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