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RIAI CPD Links:3 Henrietta Street Seminar + Site Visit Conserving an 18th-century Mansion


Tuesday, October 24, 2017


09.45 – 13.00


3 Henrietta Street, Dublin 1



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3 Structured CPD points

To Book a place please visit: www.dublincivictrust.ie

This half-day seminar will provide a unique opportunity to visit and to learn from the ongoing conservation and refurbishment of one of the grandest private houses in Dublin at Number 3 Henrietta Street, constructed in the early 1750s.

This interactive morning seminar will be led by the project architect, James Kelly, MRIAI, MRIBA, Conservation Architect, of Kelly & Cogan Architects. It will provide an opportunity to learn from ongoing works and to observe the structural and material make-up of a mid 18th-century Dublin town house, applicable to their repair of Georgian buildings across the city. 

The day will comprise an instructive guided tour, a series of concise lectures, and ample opportunities for discussion, questions and answers. Contributors will include:

  • James Kelly, Conservation Architect
  • Ian Lumley, co-owner
  • Patrick Wigglesworth, co-owner and building contractor
  • Geraldine Walsh & Graham Hickey, Dublin Civic Trust

The seminar will provide attendees with an insight into aspects of historic building conservation, including:

  • Architectural/stylistic analysis
  • Structural deficiencies and repair
  • High status plasterwork consolidation, repair and restoration, including cornices and ceilings
  • Decorative finishes
  • Brick repair and repointing, including traditional ‘wigging’
  • Historic joinery repair

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