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Title: Steelstown Lodge, South Dublin County
Authors: National Inventory of Architectural Heritage
Keywords: single-storey former gate lodge
Round-headed timber sash windows
Johnstown-Kennedy Estate
Rendered, ruled and lined walls
granite footing on walls
granite sills
granite consoles
carved stone hoods and keystones
architrave with dentil moulding
Carved stone shield
decorated yellow terracotta chimneypots
Issue Date: 1-Jan-2002
Publisher: Department of the Environment, Heritage and Local Government
Description: Detached seven-bay single-storey former gate lodge to the Johnstown-Kennedy Estate, built in 1879, now in use as a private house. Originally an L-plan, but now a T-plan, the house having been extended in modern times to the north-east in the style of the original house. Rendered, ruled and lined walls with large granite footing. Open-bed pediments to the centre bay of the original house, copied to the north-easternmost bay to the rere. Round-headed timber sash windows with granite sills throughout resting on granite consoles with elaborately carved stone hoods and keystones. Pilasters to corners. Portico to the front entrance with a large granite column supporting an architrave with dentil moulding and sunken panels. Carved stone shield to each of three gables. Pitched and hipped slate roofs with rendered chimney stacks and decorated yellow terracotta chimneypots.
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