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Gosford Castle

  •   Gosford Demesne, Markethill

Extensive castle with towers, turrets, gate house and keep, in Neo-Normanesque style. Built with granite from “Mullaglass quarries”. Mostly 2 storey with basement, 3 storey keep and extensive outbuildings. Undergoing restoration and conversion to apartments.

Stone Information

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  • Stonework Construction:
    Regular-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):
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Architect Information

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  • Architect:
    Thomas Hopper
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  • 2nd survey by EHS: