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St. John’s Parish Church

  •   Shamble Lane, Newtownhamilton

Gothic style church consisting of nave, hexagonal ended chancel, North and South transepts, and full height side aisles with triple lancet windows. Squat attached porch in NW corner with hipped roof. Rose window in West gable within a pointed arch surround with hood mould. Square bell-tower in SW corner with pyramidal pinnacles. Segmental arched doorway in South side. Transepts have rose window above 3 lancets in pointed arch surround. Rock-faced ashlar granite quoins, sandstone dressings.

Stone Information

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    Un-coursed rubble
  • Stonework Condition:
    Stonework is in good general condition with minimal evidence of deterioration through some surface roughening of isolated sandstone blocks.
  • 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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    Not Assigned
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