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RPS# 687

RPS
Architecture Record
Archaeology Record
  • Name
    Observatory House

    Description
    Late 18th century house plus outbuildings

    Address
    Dunsink Observatory,
    Dunsink Lane
    Dunsink

    Coordinates
    -6.33868, 53.3874

  • 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.

    11354008

    NIAH Details

    Detached seven-bay two-storey house, built 1783, with three central projecting bays having domed observatory above. Return to rear. Projecting porch added to south elevation, c.1840. Extension to north elevation, c.1970, linking house and outbuildings....[Read More]

    • Rating
      National
    • Type
      observatory/telescope
    • Dates
      1780 - 1785
    • Address
      Dunsink Observatory Dunsink Lane
    • County
      Dublin
    • Townland
      DUNSINK

    Web Link
    http://www.buildingsofireland.ie/niah/search.jsp?type=record&county=FI&regno=11354008

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