Killowen House by Hall McKnight

© Ros Kavanagh

Killowen House by Hall McKnight

Situated on a hillside above a fjord in Carlingford Lough, the Killowen House is a stone twin farm building as a single family home, overlooking the spectacular landscape views of the Lough and mountain.

Architects: Hall McKnight
Location: Carlingford Lough, Northern Ireland, UK
Photographs: Ros Kavanagh

Killowen House by Hall McKnight
© Ros Kavanagh
Killowen House by Hall McKnight
© Ros Kavanagh

The house takes the form of two narrow pitched roofed elements, the rear block is organised as a bedroom wing.

Killowen House by Hall McKnight
© Ros Kavanagh

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Killowen House by Hall McKnight
© Ros Kavanagh
Killowen House by Hall McKnight
© Ros Kavanagh
Killowen House by Hall McKnight
© Ros Kavanagh

Inspiration from architect:

The local landscape is characterised by distinct and ancient features, cairns, standing stones; and the Cloughmore Stone – a glacial erratic. The house reads as another stone presence embedded in the land – the uniformity of slate roof, and deep walls clad in precisely cut 100mm courses of thick stone (slate) convey permanence.

Lake House in Carlingford by Hall McKnight
© Ros Kavanagh
Lake House in Carlingford by Hall McKnight
© Ros Kavanagh