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The Bank Buildings (Primark)

  •   Castle Place, Belfast

Classical style 5 storey commercial building with large pedimented clock on top of main face with urn finial either side, and balustrade. Ground and first floors have polished granite and top 3 are in red sandstone. Large square entrance with vast fanlight above. 2nd and 3rd floor have 6 sets of paired windows with 2 storey Corinthian columns. Top floor has smaller casement windows with pilasters in between and semi-circular carvings at base.

Stone Information

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  • Stonework Construction:
    Coursed plain ashlar
  • Stonework Condition:
    Sandstone blockwork is in reasonable condition but with some evidence of block deterioration and surface loss through bedding-plane erosion and granular disintegration.
  • 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:
    W.H. Lynn
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