Categories: Conservation

The Hanging Gardens

The Hanging Gardens

Mid West Lime Ltd were engaged by JJ Rattigan & Co to carry out conservation works at the Gardens International Site on Henry Street, Limerick. This is an early 19th century building known as Roches Hanging Garden and its’ adjoining building known as the Mercantile Building which was the former General Post Office. The idea …

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Strokestown Park House

Mausoleum Stabilisation works at 17th Century Church, Strokestown Park House, Strokestown, Roscommon

Mid West Lime were PSCS on this challenging project of Mausoleum Stabilisation works. A section of the external wall of a brick and stone-built mausoleum had suffered extensive movement as a result of major vegetation and a sycamore tree growing on the vaulted roof structure. The tree had been cut and the roots injected some …

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Raking out and re pointing of St Bridgets Church, Templebraden, Pallasgreen, Co Limerick

Raking out and re pointing of St Bridgets Church, Templebraden, Pallasgreen, Co Limerick

Mid West Lime were the nominated subcontractors for this project. This project involves the raking out of inappropriate sand and cement pointing that is not original to the structure and re pointing in a mortar that matches the original mortar. There was extensive stone replacement and repairs to the Steeple and Belfry. The top of …

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The re pointing and plastering of Ormond Castle, Carrick On Suir, Co Tipperary.

The re pointing and plastering of Ormond Castle, Carrick On Suir, Co Tipperary.

Mid West Lime were the successful tenderer for the pointing and plastering work at Ormond Castle. The original structure on site was built in 1309. Later additions were added with the last addition built in 1560. This project involved re pointing problematic areas of masonry with a lime mortar. There was significant water ingress over …

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