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Convent of Mercy

  •   Sussex Place, Belfast

Gothic style 3 storey plus attic, 6 bay house with paired four-centered arch windows. Ground floor has a central square-topped doorway with Corinthian columns, fanlight with miniature statue, and pointed arch surround with carved hood-mould ends. Centre two bays project slightly and extends higher in centre with window in gable and cross finial. Small dormer window either side.

Stone Information

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  • Stonework Construction:
    Plain ashlar
  • Stonework Condition:
    Sandstone is generally in good condition but deterioration is present at the corners and edges of blocks due to the use of hard cement mortar
  • 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.
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Architect Information

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  • Architect:
    Alexander McAllister
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