Built Heritage Objectives Part 4: View Management Framework

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Volume 3 Part 4 - PDF VERSION

 

 

The policy framework for Cork City’s View Management Framework of views and prospects of special amenity value is set out in Volume 1: Chapter 6: Green and Blue Infrastructure, Open Space and Biodiversity. Tables 1-4 (below) should be read in conjunction with maps that illustrate the views and locations identified set out in Volume 2: Mapped Objectives.

 

Panoramic Views
Table 1

Strategic Viewing Location

Strategic Linear Views

Strategic Cityscape View

Strategic Landscape View

Bell's Field

 

 

 

 

Saint Anne's Church Tower

Shandon ACA

 

 

North Cathedral

Blackpool ACA

 

 

Farranferris Seminary

 

 

Blackrock Castle

 

 

 

 

Dunkettle House

 

Lota Ridge

 

Lotamore House

 

Glashaboy River Valley

 

Lota House

 

 

 

East View House (Saint Dominic's Retreat)

 

 

Churchfield Park (East of Sam Allen Football Pitches)

 

 

 

 

Saint Anne's Church Tower

Shandon ACA

 

 

North Cathedral

 

 

 

R&H Hall Silo

 

 

 

The Elysian Tower

 

 

Port of Cork

 

 

 

 

Kent Station Goods Depot

 

 

 

Saint Luke's Church

 

 

 

Marina ESB Power Station Chimney

 

 

 

Odlums

 

 

 

R&H Hall Silo

 

 

Tramore Valley Park

 

 

 

 

Christ the King Church Tower, Turner's Cross

 

 

 

Saint Ann's Church Tower

 

 

 

Vernon Mount

 

 

 

Linear Views of Landmark Buildings:
Strategic Landmarks and Local Landmarks

Table 2 

Strategic Landmark Buildings

No.

Strategic Landmark Building

Viewing Location of Linear Views of Special Amenity Value

1

St. Anne’s Tower

 •  Fairhill
 •  Churchfield 
Park
 •  Coburg Street
 •  Bell’s Field

2

Saint Fin Barre's Cathedral

 •  South Mall (Parnell Place junction)
 •  Saint Vincent’s / Sunday’s Well Road
                                                                                                                      

3

North Cathedral

 •  Fairhill
 •  Cathedral Road
 •  Great William O’Brien Street

4

County Hall

 

5

Saint Luke's Church

 •  Custom House Quay (tip of the Island)
 •  Ford Factory (Fordson building)
 •  Kennedy Spine (proposed)

6

City Docks Industrial Landmarks: R&H Hall Silo / Odlum's Mill

 •  Lower Glanmire Road
 •  Water Street
 •  Kennedy Spine (proposed
)
                                                                                                                      

7

Saint Kevin's Hospital

 •   Thomas David Bridge / Street (Mardyke)
 •  Lee Fields (car park riverside)

8

Glanmire Church of Ireland Church

 

9

Blarney Castle

 

10

Farranferris Seminary

 

11

Saint Vincent's, Sunday's Well

 •  Bachelor's Quay
 •  Mardyke (Cricket Ground)
 •  Mardyke Bridge

12

Blackrock Castle

 •  Blackrock Castle Walk / Lough Mahon Public Walkway

Table 3

Local Landmark Buildings

No.

Local Landmark Building

1

Bruce College, Saint Patrick’s Hill

2

Our Lady’s Hospital, Lee Road

3

Port of Cork, Custom House Street

4

Vernon Mount

5

Trinity Presbyterian

6

Water Tower, Hollyhill

7

Christ the King, Turners Cross

8

University College Cork

9

Church of the Descent of the Holy Spirit, Dennehy’s Cross

10

Callanan’s Tower, South Parish

11

Holy Trinity Church, Morrison’s Island

12

Saint Patrick’s Church, Lower Glanmire Road

13

Eircom Building, Churchfield

14

Saint Joseph’s Church, Wilton

15

Mayfield Church

16

Church of the Ascension, Gurranabraher

17

Church of the Resurrection, Farranree

18

Elizabeth Fort

Table 4

City Hinterland Views and Prospects for Protection

PROTECTED LINEAR VIEWS

 VIEWING LOCATION

REF CODE

Views of the Lee Valley & reservoir, rural landscape & the Sullane River

Road between Leemount and Inniscarra (Macroom via Coachford)

HVP1

Agriculture, forestry, settlement, quarrying, amenity & recreation

Local Road at Classis, towards Woods                                                                                                                                     

HVP2

Tower Bridge (protected structure)                                   

Views of the settlements of Ballincollig, Tower & Blarney, Blarney Castle & the Lee Valley

Local Road & R617 Regional Road between Clogheen, Tower and Blarney and the road to Blarney Lake.

HVP3

St. Mary's Catholic Church (protected structure)
Woodland, walkway, amenity

Road between Blarney and Waterloo

HVP4

Number of protected structures at Glanmire, some of which are visible from the scenic route

Views of the Estuary & Harbour, wooded landscape, open countryside & hillsides

Road from Dunkettle to Glanmire and eastwards to Caherlag and Glounthane

R639 Regional Road & Local Road from Dunkettle to Glanmire and eastwards to Caherlag and Glounthane

HVP5

Mature Views of woodlands

Views of woodlands

Local Road along wooded stretch to Rochestown (Monastery Road)

HVP6

City skyline & settlement

Views of Cork city & the northern ridge

Road between Frankfield and Ballygarvan Townland

N27 National Primary Route & R600 Regional Road between Franfield and Ballygarvan Townland

HVP7