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Holy Cross Church

  •   Crumlin Road, Belfast

Lombardic Romanesque style church with distinctive twin towers to main front, flanking the nave. Lady chapel to North side by Rudolph Butler with classically detailed front. South side chapel added 1961 by W.D. Bready.

Stone Information

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  • Stonework Construction:
    Regular & broken ashlar
  • Stonework Condition:
    Stonework is in good general condition with minimal evidence of deterioration through some surface roughening of isolated blocks.
  • 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:
    Doolin, Butler & Donnelly
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  • HB/SMR Ref:
    HB26/37/002 A
  • 2nd survey by EHS: