St. Oliver Plunketts


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Saturday: 5:30pm
Sunday: 9:00am

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St Mary’s Church – Restoration 2015

St. Mary’s Church Greenlough

 Restoration and Repairs

Work commenced 28th September 2015

 Scope of Work

  • Protect all marble items and terrazzo floors and decorative timbers during the works.
  • Removal of all dry rot infected timbers in wall plates, rafter ends, timber padstones and bearing ends of main trusses.
  • Specialist treatment to timber and masonry to treat dry rot and woodworm.
  • Checking and replacing lead in parapet walls as necessary.
  • Replace missing slates and ridge tiles.
  • Replacing gutters and downpipes.
  • Clean down slate roof and external masonry.
  • Remove dry rot infected truss legs at internal walls and replace with new timber sections.
  • Strip plaster internally for specialist treatment.
  • Renew plaster and/or dry lining system to internal walls.
  • Replace timber ceilings removed in previous exploration for defects.
  • Replace damaged sections of main gallery beams.
  • Remove all timber floors, treat for dry rot and replace with concrete floor.
  • Damaged sections of window frames to be replaced.
  • Storm glazing which is damaged or missing to be restored.
  • Structural strengthening at bell tower.

External Works:

  • Lower ground level at back path and form French drain to stop rising damp.
  • New main storm drainage to rear of church.
  • Reinstate main steps from road.

Donations can be made to a dedicated bank account noted below.


Danske Bank – Acc. No.  80038067

Sort Code – 95-04-21