St Patrick's Charity Home, Waterford

Jenkin's Lane
Co Waterford


  • NIAH Ref: 22501489
  • Date: 1760 - 1765
  • Rating: National
  • Orig. Use: Church/Chapel
  • Townland: Jenkin's Lane
  • County: Waterford
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Criteria for Risk

  • Suffering from structural problems


  • Condition of Structure: Very Poor
  • Level of Risk: Critical


The building is threatened with a real conservation deficit. It is suffering from an acute structural problem that could lead to full or partial collapse, and there is an immediate threat of further deterioration.

St Patrick's is one of the earliest, intact, post-Reformation Catholic Churches in Ireland. The north end of the church which contained a charity home is affected by structural movement which led to the laneway being closed off at the north end of the building, with the church remaining in use. Intervention is required to restore the north end of the building and re-open laneway access. The structure is of significant historic importance and requires conservation works to prevent further deterioration.

Recommended Use

  • Educational

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