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Downhill Palace

  •   Downhill Palace, Downhill

Ruins of a large country house. Main front has a central 3 bay section and a 3 bay canted section either side. Central square-topped doorway with scroll brackets, large rectangular window recesses, slightly smaller on first floor. Shallow Greek pilasters interspersed with windows, crocket half-capitals. Vast fortified basalt outbuildings attach to the North side of the palace (LY-32)

Stone Information

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  • Stonework Construction:
    Coursed plain ashlar
  • 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

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  • Date of construction:
  • Architect:
    Michael Shanahan
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  • HB/SMR Ref:
  • 2nd survey by EHS: