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Conservatory, Stormont Castle

  •   Stormont Estate, Upper Newtownards Road, Belfast

Gothick style conservatory flanked by long glass houses. Central projecting canted stone section has an ogee arch window in each section, slim buttresses between sections extending into pinnacles at top. Rear face of glass house forms a row of worker’s cottages, each with a square-topped doorway and 2 rectangular sash windows.

Stone Information

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    Plain ashlar
  • Stonework Condition:
    Sandstone blockwork is in reasonable condition but with some evidence of block deterioration and surface loss through bedding-plane erosion and granular disintegration.
  • Condition Assessment (QUB):
    Stage 2 – Section specific remedial action is required but the extent of intervention should be limited because of the lack of distant involvement within façade boundaries.
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