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St. Patrick’s Parish Church

  •   57 Castle Street, Ballymena

Large Gothic style church consisting of nave, aisle, North/South transepts and chancel with enclosed porch entrance. Between North transept and the chancel is a large and tall square tower with octagonal side turret, both crenellated. Lean-to aisle, pitched slate roof. Large gabled tracery windows- early English. Dark basalt walls with buff sandstone dressing.

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    Un-coursed rock-faced
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    Basalt stonework is in good condition but some sandstone detailing shows evidence of deterioration with scaling, flaking and granular disintegration resulting in surface roughening and loss of architectural detail.
  • 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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