The Von Feinagle reign comprises a most interesting part of this building's history, something that should be acknowledged in any future restoration (assuming the next owner doesn't skedaddle
The eastern elevation with projecting theatre wing below. This wing would appear to date to the original construction of the house. (No prizes for guessing where the above-mentioned rank of lavatories on the second floor of the house is located...)
(Why does this part of the building always conjure up images of a private cinema, MTV Cribs
Hearteningly, we have what appear to be the only 18th century windows left in the entire complex to its rear.
The height of the house never fails to impress. The tall proportions work to much more elegant effect to the rear, with the modest, warm brick facades lending a quaint, towerhouse-like quality to the mansion, in contrast to the utterly charmless principal elevation.
The brick would appear to be like that mixture of red and yellow that we see on houses of roughly similar date on the south side of Merrion Square, but with more red.
The windows are still open.