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St. Colman’s COI

  •   Church Avenue, Dunmurry, BT17 9RS

Simple Gothic style church with squat tower at West end which was never completed. Main gable has large central pointed arch tracery window with ogee detail, 2 small buttresses below window height, and 5 small windows at base. Pointed arch doorway into tower, hood-mould with carved ends, 1 pointed arch vent above.

Stone Information

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  • Stonework Construction:
    Un-coursed rock-faced
  • Stonework Condition:
    Widespread examples of surface deterioration of sandstone blockwork with delamination and loss of architectural detail. Some façade sections remain relatively intact whilst adjoing blocks show significant evidence of surface loss.
  • 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:
    Blackwood & Jury
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