13 Patrick Street Upper is situated at the point where Ormonde Street branches off to the south-west and adjoins the boundary of Butler House and its gardens ().These streets formed part of the expansion of the city limits beyond its medieval confines.
A chimneypiece at first floor level features a Classical-style surround, however, the carpet comes right up to the edge of the hearth as there is no stone plinth piece on the floor.
Figures 6-7: The window shutters at the front of the house also survive as does some restrained Classical plasterwork Kevin Sullivan BSc Arch is a 4th Year Architecture student at Waterford Institute of Technology. Sullivan as part of the Irish Heritage Module and includes Mr.
Dating from the later eighteenth century the house is one of a number of Georgian townhouses that replaced, and sometimes repurposed pre-existing medieval structures.
The house knew a number of different occupants over the centuries and today, like many prominent city centre properties, it is in use as an office.
The Saints will be looking to retain their title when they play Templemore on Saturday.
13 Patrick Street Upper, Kilkenny, forms part of the streetscape of one of Ireland's oldest cities.
As the starting point of the ‘Medieval Mile’ trail, it brings to life Kilkenny’s history as Ireland’s premier medieval city.
Highlights of the visit include the ornate Rothe Chapel with exposed tombs belonging to the medieval merchant Rothe family and the Kilkenny Room with its unique collection of ancient papers and civic records dating back to the 1200s.
Kilkenny’s Medieval Mile Museum opened to the public today Tuesday .