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Lumen Christi (Former St. Columb’s College)

  •   Bishop Street, Derry City

Extensive ranges of school buildings with central chapel, lower side wings and taller side blocks. Central section; canted end with tall double lancet windows, 1 bay projecting from each side with double lancet window and a shouldered doorway on each. Behind the projecting section, 4 sets of double windows on each floor, square-topped on 2nd floor, lancet on 1st, pointed arch at base with pointed arch doorway. Left section; 7 bay, 3 storey house with square-topped windows on 2nd floor, segmental on 1st, rounded arch on ground floor with a central open stone porch forming a balcony above, door square-topped with fanlight, 2 sets of dormers on roof. Right section; 8 bay, 3 storey house, same style windows and door as left, only porch is closed

Stone Information

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  • Stonework Construction:
    Un-coursed rubble
  • 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:
    O’Neill & Byrne
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