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The Institute (Town Hall)

  •   College Square East, Bessbrook

Gothic style 2 storey building. Central range is 5 bays long with rectangular recessed windows and fronted by a single bay stone porch with balustrade and a pointed arch recessed doorway with attached columns. Projecting gabled wing at South end with clock-face above a set of 3 windows, with ocular window and trefoils. North wing is square with hipped roof, 5 windows below and 4 above. Small triangular dormer windows.

Stone Information

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  • Primary Stone:
  • 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):
  • OS Irish Grid (Northing):

Architect Information

  • Building Type:
  • Date of construction:
  • Architect:
    William Watson
  • Listing:
  • HB/SMR Ref:
  • 2nd survey by EHS: