St Fin Barre’s Cathedral situated in Cork city was built in the 1860s in the Gothic style. It was the first major work of architect, William Burgess. The staff of St Fin Barre’s Cathedral commissioned Dr. Brennan and the Consurv team for major conservation and restoration works on the interior and exterior of this beautiful Cork cathedral.
The work conducted in St Fin Barre’s Cathedral included the restoration of damaged marble panels and major conservation works on various interior and exterior features, majority of it stonework. These features included the church bells, the exterior columns and decorative features such as the gargoyles and statues.
The Consurv Report
Concurv took a major role in defining the scope of works, the process in which they were completed and the preservation of all original features and historical details. Consurv's non destructive methods of investigation were key to completing the
- Roof Survey
- Investigating Water Ingress
- Gutter defects
- Facade Condition