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Dovecote/Icehouse, Downhill

  •   Downhill

Circular dovecote, 2 storeys, first floor is the dovecote with square-topped entrance on West face. The icehouse occupies the ground floor and basement, with small square-topped door on North face. Domed roof with octagonal section in centre, vents for birds to enter on upper East face

Stone Information

  • Stone Type Category :
  • Primary Stone:
  • Stonework Construction:
    Rough-coursed rubble
  • Condition Assessment (QUB):
    Stage 1 – A façade in this condition will only require localised remedial treatment concentrating on individual blocks. Stage 1 classification may also indicate that no intervention is needed with only periodic re-assessment of the façade is recommended.
  • OS Irish Grid (Easting):
  • OS Irish Grid (Northing):

Architect Information

  • Building Type:
  • Date of construction:
  • Architect:
    David McBlain
  • Listing:
  • HB/SMR Ref:
  • 2nd survey by EHS: