Modest Lodgings

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The gate lodge at Rockview, County Westmeath. It must date from around the same period as the main house, built in the early years of the 19th century for a branch of the Fetherston-Haugh family. With just a couple of rooms, the lodge is a more humble residence but its exterior has been aggrandised by the presence of arched recesses framing the mullioned window. A pair of very slender wrought-iron columns support the eaves and add further interest to this side of the building.

2 comments on “Modest Lodgings

  1. penelopebianchi says:

    I am new! and I am completely in love with this site! Is this a place one can lease?

    Lordy!
    Penelope

    • Thank you for getting in touch – and for your enthusiasm for the site, which is very much appreciated: please tell your friends and help to spread the word about Ireland’s treasures.
      On the other hand, I don’t think you’d want to rent this little lodge: it really is very small, and now stands next to a rather unprepossessing (altho’ no doubt comfortable) bungalow, which I wisely kept out of the picture. I am sure you could find somewhere much nicer in this country to lease…

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