Restoration, Building, Pointing, and Architectural Masonry

Projects

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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The Cruck Barn, Barnsley (16th Century Barn)

The Cruck Barn, Barnsley (16th Century Barn)

Stone walling was consolidated along with a full re-point. New solid Oak doors and windows were made and fitted to match the original. Rotten timber work in the roof was also replaced with Oak to allow for the roof to be re-done. A classroom was formed within the barn which was lime plastered and lime washed. Both electric and water supply were connected to the buildings. As the project progressed we were also asked to convert the old stable block into toilets for visitors viewing the barn. Value: £210,000.00 A full photographic record of the restoration of The Cruck Barn is available upon request.

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Retford Town Hall (Grade 2 Listed Building)

Retford Town Hall (Grade 2 Listed Building)

Masons on this project re-fixed any loose or decayed stonework incorporating stainless steel cramps and dowels. A large amount of stonework had to be replaced inclusive of this were some intricate carvings which are on the capitals. Extensive repairs were also done using a lithomex repair mortar. Value: £187,000.00 More photographs and information available upon request.

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