Restoration, Building, Pointing, and Architectural Masonry

Posts made in February, 2014

Ranmoore Hall (Victorian 1881 building)

Ranmoore Hall (Victorian 1881 building)

A full re-point and clean of this large property was undergone on this project. Single bay windows were increased to become double story bay windows. Single garage was increased to become a double garage incorporating a large arch to match the existing and new windows formed. There was also a substantial double story extension built boasting new double story tracery windows. Value: £140,000.00

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St John The Baptist Church, Dronfield (12th Century Church)

St John The Baptist Church, Dronfield (12th Century Church)

The first 5 meters of spire had to be dismantled and rebuilt, incorporating stainless steel cramps due to corroded metal causing the spire to be unsafe. Stones were replaced where necessary. Extensive re-pointing was carried out on the whole building. Both lead and slate roofs were also repaired. The restoration also included the renewal and testing of lightning conductors. Internally there was extensive plastering and decorating done. A new roof/floor was installed above the bells to both protect the bells and allow easy access to the parapets on the tower. Value: £150,000.00+

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Harlaxton Hall (1830′s Manor)

Harlaxton Hall (1830′s Manor)

Extensive banker masonry work was carried out on this property. Almost all the masonry was hand crafted by our skilled team of stone masons. More photographs and information are available upon request.

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The Gatehouse, Cusworth Hall (Grade 1 listed building)

The Gatehouse, Cusworth Hall (Grade 1 listed building)

The replacement of stolen lead was replaced on this building with stainless steel. Due to the extent of the damage the gutters etc. had to be reformed before the stainless steel could be fixed. Works on two chimneys were also done which entailed a full rebuild of both, incorporating new quoins and ashlar stones. There was also a new head and ashlars fixed above the ground floor window. Value: £13,990.00

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St Albans Church, Denaby

St Albans Church, Denaby

Minor roofing works took place on this project following the theft of lead flashings, valleys, gutters and a section of roofing. Works included the replacement of the flat roof being recovered in stainless steel. Works also had to be done to repair slates caused by the lead theft.

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