Cloister / Friary Ennis - National Monument

Client: Private

Conservation/Regeneration Project - advising on the architectural and engineering conservation aspects of the renovation, refurbishment and re-roofing of the medieval friary building.  

The Cloister

National Monument and Protected Structure. The re-roofing of the North range and refurbishment of Medieval buildings including the building of a new services wing was undertaken to accommodate a bar and restaurant complex in this historic location in the oldest part of Medieval Ennis.

Work Carried Out

  • Preparation of Planning Permission and Ministerial Consent
  • Building survey and recording
  • Timber survey
  • Roof repairs - Retain 90% of the 18th Century roof
  • Stone repairs and structural stabilization of medieval walls
  • Integrating modern services
  • Repairs to 18th century stairs and floors
  • Reusing historic medieval cobbles and flags