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Former Our Lady of the Holy Rosary Church

  •   350 Ormeau Road, Belfast

Gothic style church with nave and squat square (unfinished) tower to SW corner. Main gable façade has square-topped double doorway with Corinthian columns and pointed arch surround, quatrefoil either side. Central large tracery window including 4 trefoil lancets and 3 quatrefoils. Base of tower has double pointed arch window on either side with quatrefoil, trefoil statue alcove and 2 quatrefoil and 3 pointed arch windows above. Vacant.

Stone Information

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  • Stonework Construction:
    Un-coursed rock-faced
  • Stonework Condition:
    Sandstone blockwork is in reasonable condition with some block deterioration and surface loss through scaling, flaking and granular disintegration. Poor maintenance poses the greatest risk to the future of this structure.
  • Condition Assessment (QUB):
    Stage 3 – Significant intervention is required with up to 50% of the total façade surface showing evidence of deterioration. Appropriate intervention should prolong the life expectancy of the structure.
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Architect Information

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  • Architect:
    J.J. O’Shea
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