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Project:                   House at Elton, Co. Limerick

Location:                Elton Knocklong, Limerick

Client:                     N/A

  • Contract Value:       €N/A

The client’s brief was to provide a four bedroomed traditional georgian style farmhouse. The design prepared was fully authentic in terms of detailing based on sound historical design principles and not simply a mock Georgian house designed to suit modern details/construction methods. The dwellinghouse is based on a three bay classically proportioned two-storey farmhouse which was typically devoid of excess ornamentation. These houses were commonly referred to as a gentleman’s house or ‘Glebe house’. To accommodate the brief for large external storage areas, external storage buildings were arranged in a manner to provide an enclosed courtyard which would have been typical of a half courtyard farmstead which were traditionally common in the mid-west area.

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