Wednesday, 18 March 2015

Countess Markievicz house in Townends street D2

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Countess Markievicz house is part of  Herbert Georges SIMMS ' legacy built around 1934-39
U-shape 4-storey public housing  in red and yellow bricks with awesome tower gate canopied entrances and curved end building.Each flat gives on a communal balcony facing the central courtyard where  children have their playground
8 blocks with 170 flats and 4 shop units

sources: "The buildings" of Ireland from Christine Casey
Geroge' s quay local area plan 2012 - Dublin city 
Georges Simms

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