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Lion’s Gate

  •   Mussenden Road, Downhill

Two large sandstone gate pillars with basalt wall screen either side. There was originally a small gate lodge at either side. Fronts have a central alcove with a Doric column either side, the rear just the alcove. Carved detail and vermiculated blocks

Stone Information

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  • Stonework Construction:
    Plain ashlar
  • 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.
  • OS Irish Grid (Easting):
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Architect Information

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  • Architect:
    James Wyatt
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  • 2nd survey by EHS: