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Ten Square Hotel/Yorkshire House

  •   10 Donegall Square South, Belfast

Classical style 3 storey, 9 bay building. Central rounded-arch doorway with fanlight and Corinthian columns, double rounded-arch window above with miniature columns and pilasters. Rest of ground floor has pairs of round-headed windows set in semi-circular surround, with carved figurative heads set in roundels between. First floor windows are square-topped sashes with a pediment and surround with small carvings in corners and centre, 2nd floor windows are the same but with segmental pediments, carved leaf cornice at top and 6 small dormer windows. Built as Jaffé Brothers Linen Warehouse, then Yorkshire Insurance Company, Post Office, and now hotel.

Stone Information

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  • Stonework Construction:
    Coursed plain ashlar
  • Stonework Condition:
    Stonework is in reasonably good condition but has an unusual texture due to previous paint removal.
  • 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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Architect Information

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  • Architect:
    Thomas Jackson?
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