Form and Functionality

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In the stable yard of Ballinlough Castle, County Westmeath, a two-storey worker’s house at the west gable end of the south range. Built c.1775, it possesses an advanced pedimented breakfront with ashlar detailing and round-headed niche to the centre of the ground floor flanked to either side by a square-headed window openings with a single square-headed opening to the centre of first floor.

2 comments on “Form and Functionality

  1. Roy McCarthy says:

    Gorgeous for a mere worker’s house. What would have been in the niche/alcove?

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