Sion House somtimes Sion Hill House, Sion, Co. Wexford
Detached five-bay two-storey farmhouse, between 1841-63?, on a symmetrical T-shaped plan incorporating fabric of earlier house, extant 1840, on site with three-bay three-storey rear (west) elevation. Extensively renovated [CEMA]. Hipped slate roofs on a T-shaped plan with clay ridge tiles, rendered chimney stacks on axis with ridge having corbelled stepped capping supporting terracotta pots, and replacement uPVC rainwater goods on overhanging timber eaves retaining some cast-iron downpipes throughout. Replacement cement rendered walls. Square-headed window openings with cut-granite sills, and replacement uPVC casement windows. Round- or segmental-headed door opening approached by flight of four steps with glazed timber panelled double doors retaining fanlight. Interior including entrance hall retaining carved timber surrounds to door openings framing timber panelled doors, and egg-and-dart-detailed plasterwork cornice to ceiling; segmental-headed door opening into staircase hall retaining timber doorcase with panelled (hollow) pilasters supporting archivolt framing timber panelled folding doors having fanlight on panelled frieze; cantilevered staircase on a dog leg plan with turned timber balusters supporting carved timber banister terminating in volute; and carved timber surrounds to door openings to remainder framing timber panelled doors with timber panelled shutters to window openings. Set in own grounds with landscaped grounds to site [OS/SS].
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