Re: Re: ‘Dutch Billys’

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Just returning to the subject of triple gabled houses, this is an early 20th century sketch of a particularly charming example that stood on the south side of the main road in Glasnevin.

The location of the door and the chimney stack suggest that this house had a particularly unusual floor plan. Nevertheless, the clear popularity of the triple gabled composition in the design of modestly prosperous houses on the outskirts of Dublin, in the early decades of the 18th century, is becoming evident.

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