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St. Malachy’s RC Church

  •   Lower Square, Castlewellan, Down

Large Gothic church consisting of nave, lean-to aisles, apsidal ended chancel and large square bell-tower in NE corner with octagonal stone spire and corner turret pinnacles. In SW corner an octagonal turret with square base. Double recessed entrance door with attached Corinthian columns. Vestry attached to West side. Pitched slate roof. Plain ashlar dressing stone

Stone Information

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  • Stonework Construction:
    Random-coursed rock-faced
  • 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.
  • OS Irish Grid (Easting):
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Architect Information

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  • Architect:
    Mortimer Thompson
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  • 2nd survey by EHS: