Part VIII: New Butler Gallery at Evan’s Home, Barrack Lane, Kilkenny

Closed22 Sep, 2016, 4:15pm - 18 Nov, 2016, 7:00pm

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Comhairle Chontae Cill Chainnigh


Planning & Development Act 2000–2015

Planning & Development Regulations 2001-2015





In accordance with Part 8, Article 81, of the above regulations, Kilkenny County Council hereby gives notice of its intention to develop the

New Butler Gallery at Evan’s Home, Barrack Lane, Kilkenny

The proposed development will include:

  • Refurbishment and conservation works to the existing building
  • Construction of a 140m² two storey extension at the north end to house a lift, staircase, media gallery and sanitary accommodation
  • Upgrading of the grounds to form an ‘art & sculpture garden’ around the building
  • Associated siteworks including a new set of steps, railings and a ramp from the Carnegie library car park

Evan’s Alms House (Evan’s Home) is a Protected Structure reference B3, located in the John Street Architectural Conservation Area as set out in the Kilkenny City & Environs Development Plan 2014-2020.  It is also located within the Zone of Archaeological Potential ‘KK019-026 City’

Plans and particulars of the proposed development will be available for inspection or purchase for a fee not exceeding the reasonable cost of making a copy during office hours from Friday 23rd September to Friday 4th November 2016, at the following Kilkenny County Council offices:


Planning Dept., Kilkenny County Council, County Hall, John St., Kilkenny City

from 9am to 1pm & 2pm to 4.00pm Monday to Friday (Except Public Holidays) 

Carnegie Library, Johns Quay, Kilkenny

from 10am to 1pm and 2pm to 8pm Tuesdays and Wednesdays, 10am to 1pm and 2pm to 5pm Thursdays and Fridays, and 10am to 1:30pm Saturdays (except Bank Holiday weekends).

 Details of the proposed development can also be viewed at and

Submissions or observations with respect to the proposed development, dealing with the proper planning and sustainable development of the area in which the development will be carried out, may be made online at, in writing to the undersigned or sent to the following e-mail address .  The latest date for receipt of submissions on the development is Friday 18th November 2016. Submissions should be clearly marked “Butler Gallery– Planning Submission”


Ms.Mary J.Mulholland

Director of Services, Kilkenny Co.Co., County Hall, John St., Kilkenny.


Figure 1: Existing Garden Walls

Existing garden walls


Figure 2: Evans Home Survey

Evans Home Survey



Figure 3: Evans Home Alterations

Evans Home Alteration


Figure 4: Site Plan

Site plan

Figure 5: First Floor Plan and Roof Plan

First floor plan and roof plan


Figure 6: Proposed Landscaping

Proposed landscaping


Figure 7: Elevations A-A + B-B

Elevations A-A + B-B

Figure 8: Elevations C-C + D-D

Elevantions C-C + D-D


Figure 9: Sections A-A + B-B

Sections A-A + B-B

Figure 10: Sections C-C + D-D

Sections C-c + D-D

Figure 11: 3D images

3D images


Figure 12: Gardens and Context

Gardens and Context









Additional Materials


Existing Garden Walls
Evans Home Survey
Evans Home Alterations
Site Plan
First floor plan & roof plan
Proposed landscaping
Elevations A-A + B-B
Elevations C-C + D-D
Sections A-A + B-B
Sections C-C + D-D
3D images
Gardens and Context