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St. Columb’s Cathedral Derry City

  •   St. Columb’s Court, Derry City

Large and important church with many later additions and alterations. Four stage tower in NW corner, castellated, with tall octagonal spire, corner pinnacles and pointed arch double lancet windows. Main walls are buttressed and castellated with triple lancet windows and half round turret near East gable with domed roof. East face has a large central tracery window with smaller version either side. Cross on gable point and quatrefoil vents near base. Mix of sandstone dressing and past limestone replacement

Stone Information

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  • Stonework Construction:
    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.
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Architect Information

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  • Architect:
    John Bowden/Joseph Welland/John Guy Ferguson/Thomas Drew (LA)
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