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St. Comgall’s RC Church

  •   Castle Street, Antrim

Baroque style church with rounded arch windows. Front tall square tower with large recessed entrance below large ocular window. Nave with pitched slate roof. North and South transepts with enclosed porch entrance and chancel. Pink sandstone dressing and Tardree string course. Front cleaned 2005. Used to be painted black and white until 1990’s which has affected the texture of the dressed stone.

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    Un-coursed squared rubble
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    Basalt stonework is in good condition with no evidence of surface deterioration. Sandstone detailing exhibits widespread evidence of surface deterioration with some scaling and granular disintegration.
  • Condition Assessment (QUB):
    Stage 2 – Section specific remedial action is required but the extent of intervention should be limited because of the lack of distant involvement within façade boundaries.
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