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Originally posted by Devin
One of the finest and most overlooked buildings in Cork is the Old County Jail near UCC.( not the one in Sundays Well)

Only the south entrance wall with a severe Doric portico survives. Designed by the Pain Bros in the early 19th. C. it is a superb use of the Classical idion to create boldness and severity.

It is one of the very few works in Ireland to reflect the pared down style of Soane or Ledoux

Very topical,

I had a feeling that wasn’t you Devin

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