Historic buildings in Ireland were built with lime, gypsum, earthen, Roman Cement and Portland Cement mortars. Lime-based mortars are most commonly found in historic buildings and archaeological monuments, and were used for bedding and pointing masonry, for internal plain and decorative plasterwork, for special purposes, and as external renders. 362 more words
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Farnaught Lime Kiln is possibly the most ornate and well-designed lime kilns in Ireland. In a period when most lime kilns consisted of an open-topped chamber built into the side of a hill, Farnaght kiln is an architectural exemplar within a model estate demense, concealing the kiln within a well-built T-shaped house. 374 more words
Use of Shell Lime Mortar in Crookhaven Church Barony of West Carbery built probably before 1500.
In a dispute heard c 1710 between Dr. Limerick, Rector of Kilmoe (Ballydehob), concerning the Glebe Lands at Crookhaven there was evidence of the antiquity of the churches of Crookhaven and Kilmoe. 1,314 more words