Restoration, Building, Pointing, and Architectural Masonry

Posts made in February, 2014

The Obelisk Richmond

The Obelisk Richmond

As well as a full clean of the Obelisk, a vast amount of quoins and ashlar stones were replaced. The main finial ball and five course of stonework were also removed, cleaned, and then re-fixed. Many carvings were also replaced around the lower level of the Obelisk. Steps were taken up and re-levelled and pointed for public safety. Value: £55,412.00

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St Albans Church, Wickersley

St Albans Church, Wickersley

Works on the boundary wall were undertaken on this project to ensure public safety. Sections of wall which were severely affected by nearby trees were taken down whilst tree surgery was done. The sections of walls were then re-built. Minor works were also done to ensure the pinnacles and parapet walls were safe.

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St Mary’s Church Roecliffe

St Mary’s Church Roecliffe

Many quoins and ashlars were replaced on this project as well as isolated areas of pointing. There was also minor repair works completed internally some of which compromised of Woodworm treatment to church pews and other woodwork and the replacement of broken fired clay floor tiles. Value: £18,000.00  

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Cusworth Hall, Doncaster (Grade 1 listed building)

Cusworth Hall, Doncaster (Grade 1 listed building)

Extensive masonry work was undertaken on this project which involved the replacement of cornice stones and ashlar stones to the main hall and both wings. A number of outbuildings were also restored which involved a mass of stone walling and pointing to enable them to be converted to a toilet block. This project was completed on time and on budget. Value: £375,000.00+ More photographs and information are available upon request.

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St Mary’s Church Middleton

St Mary’s Church Middleton

Works on this project entailed the alterations of an existing part of the building to allow the church to accommodate a disabled toilet and small kitchen area. Works included raising the floor level incorporating damp proof tanking to allow disabled access and preventing future damp issues; this meant the roof height also had to be amended to suit i.e. Extra courses of stone been put in incorporating a new string course. Partition walls were also built and plastered.

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