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Presbyterian Church, Kells

  •   Church Street, Kells

Large Gothic church. Consisting of a hall-like nave with 2 storeys of windows. Pitched slate roof. Main front gable has tall enclosed porch with recessed doorway. In NE front corner is a tall square bell tower with pitched slate roof and side entrance. In opposite side is a rounded 2 storey bay with conical slate roof. North and South transepts. One storey modern hall at rear and ramp up to chancel.

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    Un-coursed rubble
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    Basalt stonework is in good condition but some sandstone detailing shows evidence of minor deterioration with some flaking and granular disintegration resulting in surface roughening.
  • 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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