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