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RPS# 346

RPS
Architecture Record
Archaeology Record
  • Name
    Carnegie Library

    Description
    Three-bay two-storey yellow and red brick library building with projecting central canted bay

    Address
    North Street,
    Swords
    Townparks (Swords)

    Coordinates
    -6.2182, 53.4616

  • Architectural

    This structure is part of the National Inventory of Architectural Heritage. You can find extra information on the building on buildingsofireland.ie or by clicking the green National Inventory of Architectural heritage reference number below.

    11335007

    NIAH Details

    Detached three-bay two-storey yellow and red brick former Carnegie Free library, built 1908, with projecting canted central bay. Now in use as museum.ROOF: Hipped roof; projecting hipped roof running perpendicular to main roof; slate; terracotta ridge ...[Read More]

    • Rating
      Regional
    • Type
      library/archive
    • Dates
      1905 - 1915
    • Address
      Swords Carnegie Free Library North Street Swords
    • County
      Dublin
    • Townland
      TOWNPARKS (NS. BY.)

    Web Link
    http://www.buildingsofireland.ie/niah/search.jsp?type=record&county=FI&regno=11335007

  • Unfortunately it appears that this structure is not listed as part of the Record of Protected Monuments.
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