Into the Woods

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Buried in the midst of trees, the remains of a neo-classical gate lodge in County Fermanagh. Likely dating from the early 19th century, its entrance at the top of a short flight of steps features a fine Tuscan portico flanked by windows each set within a shallow arched niche. Although almost beyond redemption (the rear wall has bulged out and looks on the verge of collapse), the building’s quality of stonework for key features, together with an evident consideration of the overall design, is testament to the care once paid even to such modest dwellings.

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5 comments on “Into the Woods

  1. Trevor Marshall says:

    Do you know which property this gate lodge belonged to?

  2. ungargasse says:

    Dear Robert I am so glad to read your posts! I learn a lot about hidden treasures and values almost lost (though not in translation…). Many regards to you and the Irish friends. Ernestine

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