HISTORICAL & LISTED

ST JOHNS CHURCH, SALISBURY.

Our employment at St Johns Church was to carry out an onsite inspection and  localised stone ‘piece in’ replacements where required to the Chancel cornice. Hartham Park Bath stone was selected to match the original masonry, and the repairs where completed to the original profile and jointing pattern.

Significant stone damage to the chancel cornice.
Stone replacement completed.

16TH CENTURY WEAVERS COTTAGE

Complete project management and restoration / conservation of Grade II* Listed property in a conservation area of Bradford on Avon (18 month project):

  • Rebuilding of front masonry gable end in lime mortar to original stone pattern/type and restoration of stone window surrounds.
  • Repointing of external masonry in lime mortar.
  • Conservation and restoration of roof structure using green oak and peg construction to original design/dimensions.
  • Re roofing as per original.
  • Conservation of all original lime plasterwork.
  • Lime painting of all internal walls.
  • Natural wool insulation used throughout.
  • Sourcing and fitting of reclaimed English Elm flooring and Pitch Pine floorboards.
  • Installation of new services.

THE COBB LYME REGIS

Due to the winter storms of 2013-14 Gee Stonework was asked to carry out the sensitive  repair and conservation of damaged stonework and mortar areas to the historical and grade I listed structure.

Working for West Dorset District council and in conjunction with English Heritage Gee stonework  successfully  completed the following works to a detailed report & specification. This particular project was also used as a trial of vernacular materials and historical mortars for  future strengthening improvements in the future. Works  are ongoing.

  • Over 600 sq m of Hydraulic Lime and Prompt natural Roman cement pointing.
  • Over 200 sq m of complete relaying of original cobble stones, recording the stone position before removal insuring the reinstatement to the same position as per specification.
  • Replacement of  several large Portland dressed stones from upper and lower Cobb walls.
  • Reinstatement of  7m run of original coping stone
The Cobb

17TH CENTURY GEORGIAN TOWN HOUSE CONSERVATION

Successful conservation of a 17th century Georgian Town House in Bath, England, Gee Stonework where employed to produce initial condition reports to fully understand the current condition of the building, a full specifications of remedial conservation works and to act as main contractors for the duration. The project consisted of quite extensive structural timber conservation, external and internal masonry repairs, historical mortar analysis and repairs, a full conservation program of the internal lime plasterwork and cornice to retain as much as possible of the original fabric. Our work also included the sourcing of original period wide elm floor boarding for restatement and hand blown glass for in situ window restorative works.

town house

THE OLD RECTORY.

Project management and conservation to part of the Old Rectory Grade II Listed property in West Dorset. Our works included conservation and restoration of all internal lime plasterwork retaining the original fabric where ever possible. Repainting with natural casein bound distemper, supply and fixing of new ‘Like for Like’ replacement Yorkshire sliding sash windows retaining the window furniture for reuse, repair and conservation of original floorboards where required.