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Assessment

Springfield House, a Protected Structure, is a modest almost vernacular Georgian farmhouse, which nonetheless contains material of considerable quality and real historical interest.

front-elevation-small.jpgInterventions in recent years have been, for most part, minimal and sensitive to the modest importance of the structure and its vulnerable history. The variety of joinery, fixtures and fittings, throughout the interior indicates a number of revisions which took place with the house immediately after the house was first built and on a numerous occasions in the ensuing years.


 The benign stewardship of the house in recent years has guaranteed that this varied earlier building history has been preserved more or less intact today. The house is thus an important example of the middle size Irish Georgian House.