This section outlines the work that needs doing to preserve a unique piece of our history.
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The estimate to carry out the required repair works is in the region of €400,000
Church of the Ascension Timoleague
Schedule of Works
Work Already Done: (Cost €54,000)
Re-Roof Chancel and Vestry
Restore Angel Paintings on ceiling of Chancel
Commission Conservation Plan
Phase 1: COMPLETE
Summer 2020 (Cost €110,000)
Re-Roof remaining Church including Bell Tower flat roof
Plaster top and East Face of Tower with Lime Rendering
Remove Existing Spires(in very poor condition) and replace with new Stone ones
Carry out Measured Survey(necessary for planning permission)
Phase 2: COMPLETE
Summer/Winter 2021(Cost €50,000)
Complete external plaster of Tower with Lime rendering
Remove and Renovate Clock Face and Workings
Remove cement based plaster from interior of Tower & Re-Render with Lime Render.
Fit new ceiling in Tower and treat all timber in Tower for Woodworm.
Phase 3: COMPLETE
Summer 2022(Cost Approx €80,000)
1. Complete external rendering of building.
3. Lower Ground Level outside Church Door.
Repair external Doors
Install lighting to pathway(Cost €9000)
(To regulate internal environment) Summer 2024/5(Cost Approx €200,000 )
Take up existing timber floor under pews, replace with concrete floor, insulated and including piping for underfloor heating.
Install Air to Water Heat pump to maintain a 14®C temp at all times.
Repair and restore all windows.
Clean and redecorate internal roof structure.
Strengthen boundary wall on East boundary.
Mosaic repairs Summer 2026 (Cost to be established)
Establish the chemical build-up of the salts present and establish a methodology for their reduction / removal.
Test section of Mosaics and determine repair schedule.
Click on the PDF to view the Conservation report
Timetable of events
Thursday 13th May
Open Day 10Am-10PM