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68-70 Royal Avenue

  •   Belfast

High Victorian style, 4 storey plus attic, 5 bay commercial building. Ground floor is modern shop front, basket arch windows on first floor, rounded arch on second, shouldered on third. Dormer window with pediment and balustrade on top. Windows to central bay are all narrower. Carved plaque in centre between 2nd and 3rd floors.

Stone Information

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  • Primary Stone:
  • Stonework Construction:
    Coursed plain ashlar
  • Stonework Condition:
    Sandstone is in reasonable condition but with evidence of surface roughening and isolated deterioration primarily through granular disintegration and flaking with a resultant loss of architectural definition in places.
  • Condition Assessment (QUB):
    Stage 1 – A façade in this condition will only require localised remedial treatment concentrating on individual blocks. Stage 1 classification may also indicate that no intervention is needed with only periodic re-assessment of the façade is recommended.
  • OS Irish Grid (Easting):
  • OS Irish Grid (Northing):

Architect Information

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  • Date of construction:
  • Architect:
    W.J. Fennell
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  • 2nd survey by EHS: