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Former Orphanage, Ballygowan

  •   Comber Road, Ballygowan, BT23 5TN

Three storey plus attic, 11 bay, in mildly Scottish Baronial style, 7 bay central range with projecting gabled wing at either end, with crow step gables. Central square tower with clockface and battlement, stone staircase up to recessed doorway. Rusticated windows, sandstone cills and dressing on wings. Pitched slate roof. Rough-cast at rear with outbuilding

Stone Information

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    Random-coursed rock-faced
  • 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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