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St. Patrick’s RC Church, Downpatrick

  •   St. Patrick’s Avenue, Downpatrick, Down

Gothic style church, L-shaped in plan. Large East wing is a later addition. Original nave with pitched slate roof. Side-corner tall square tower with corner buttresses and stone spire, decorated pilasters. Side-rear turret. South gable, recessed archway with decorative columns below large tracery rose window, and large arched windows. North face joined to convent at NW corner. 2 storey octagonal ending, lean-to aisle with gabled porch entrance. Cast stone dressing on new addition

Stone Information

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    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.
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Architect Information

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  • Architect:
    John O’Neill
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