Building [Sgt. Quinlan's Fencible Cottage]

1848
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Production Date
1848
Description
Sergeant Quinlan's cottage has 2 small rooms downstairs and a large attic upstairs. It was originally built in Ireland Road, Panmure. This is a single unit Fencible cottage, and has more room than the double unit cottages that were built for the ordinary soldiers.
There is a midline chimney with an open fireplace on either side, one for each of the downstairs rooms. There are only 2 sash windows downstairs and 2 at each end of the attic. The narrow, steep staircase leading to the attic is visible through the mirror in the living room.Outside, the roof is covered with wooden shingles; and the gutters and down-pipes are also wooden.
These Fencible cottages were not fitted with any taps, tubs or conveniences of any kind.
Collection
Media/Materials
Organic/Vegetal/Wood
Processed Material/Metal
Processed Material/Glass
Accession No
1964.128
Credit Line
1848. Building [Sgt. Quinlan's Fencible Cottage], 1964.128. The Museum of Transport and Technology (MOTAT).
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