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1895 – Gainsborough House, Northgate St., Athlone, Co. Westmeath


Unusual arrangement of bay window and shopfront set into a tall flattened archway, flanked by a round headed window. With some cleaning and sympathetic design, this could be a really fine addition to Athlone’s streetscape. This house was built by Robert Smith, a major local builder at the time.

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