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Finaghy Presbyterian Church (Lowe Memorial)

  •   Upper Lisburn Road, Belfast

Tudoresque church with tall tower in South East corner. Tower has a square-topped doorway with a carved plaque above, double trefoil lancet, single above, and 2 Tudor arch vents at top with tracery and a row of blind trefoil windows below. Main façade has a large central dressed limestone section incorporating a square-topped double doorway with light and a row of carvings above, and a large tracery window. Buttresses project at either side extending beyond the roof line on either side.

Stone Information

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  • Stonework Construction:
    Un-coursed rock-faced
  • 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:
    Tulloch & Fitzsimmons
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