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dc.contributor.otherNational Inventory of Architectural Heritageen_IE
dc.coverage.temporal1921en_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 four-storey former convent, c. 1921, now in use as a nursing home. Five-bay four-storey tower with advanced corner turrets, ogee windows and pointed arched doorway. Five light double oriel window above. Four-bay three-storey wing to east, marked by prominent chimney breasts, polygonal stacks, paired windows below. South face simple treatment of four bays, single chimney stack. Cut stone dressings to openings, pitched slate roof. Multiple-bay three-storey extension to south, c.1970, with red brick and pre-cast concrete walls. Ground floor open, piers support upper storeys. Sequence of corner windows returning from north façade round to west elevation. Openings in pre-cast concrete bays with lancet heads forming projecting angle. Slit windows to south. East façade with conservatory. Plain openings, gable and eaves level chimney stacks to rere of tower (east) wing. Roughcast rendered boundary wall with granite Gibbsian door surround to pedestrian entrance and blocked openings having brick surrounds.en_IE
dc.publisherDepartment of the Environment, Heritage and Local Governmenten_IE
dc.relationNational Inventory of Architectural Heritage ID:11216061en_IE
dc.subjectfour-storey former conventen_IE
dc.subjectFive-bay four-storey toweren_IE
dc.subjectadvanced corner turretsen_IE
dc.subjectogee windowsen_IE
dc.subjectpointed arched doorwayen_IE
dc.subjectFive light double oriel windowen_IE
dc.subjectpolygonal chimney stacksen_IE
dc.subjectCut stone window dressingsen_IE
dc.subjectred brick and pre-cast concrete extensionen_IE
dc.subjectlancet headsen_IE
dc.subjectSlit windowsen_IE
dc.subjectgranite Gibbsian door surrounden_IE
dc.subjectGothic Revivalen_IE
dc.subjectnursing homeen_IE
dc.titleLourdes Nursing Home, Convent Lane, Rathfarnham, South Dublin Countyen_IE
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