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St. MacNissi’s College

  •   25 Tower Road, Carnlough, BT44 0JW

Large L-shaped, two storey range with an octagonal tower and square turrets. Decorated with machicolations and crenellations. Mix of Gothic and Tudor window styles. Sandstone and basalt dressing with basalt walls. Modern school building built onto rear.

Stone Information

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  • Stonework Construction:
    Random-coursed rock-faced
  • Stonework Condition:
    Basalt stonework is in good condition but some sandstone detailing shows evidence of surface deterioration with scaling, flaking and granular disintegration resulting in loss of architectural detail.
  • 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:
    Charles Campbell
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