Arts & Culture / Local Authority
Medieval Mile Museum at St. Mary’s Hall, Kilkenny
|Project:||Refurbishment & Extensions to St. Mary’s Hall|
|Client:||Kilkenny County Council|
|BMP Role:||On this project we provided full Quantity Surveying Services.|
|Architect:||McCullough Mulvin Architects|
|Description:||Conservation and development works to St. Mary’s Church to facilitate the change of use of the protected structure from parish hall and masonic lodge to a public museum. |
External works include the repointing of stonework, re-roofing using existing and selected new slates, new glazing to existing windows, the removal of later infill to original aisle arcades and conservation and stabilization works to the tower.
A new extension on the site of, and to the same dimensions as, the original north aisle which will protect and display archaeological features. The original north aisle arcade will open into this space. This single storey extension will have a leadwork finish externally. Another new extension to the eastern elevation of the church to be called the ‘Kilkenny Room’ with pitched roof, leadwork external finish and glazed east window, to be constructed on the walls of the original chancel to provide space for the public display of Kilkenny artefacts.
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