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restoration/conservation

 

 

Orchard Stonemasons are specialists in restoration and conservation of

listed/historic buildings

 
 

lime based mortars

  • puttied limes or hydraulic limes.

  • taking care in sand grading, colour matchand strength depending on application.

  • bedding of stone rebuild or new.

  • repointing (mainly due to inappropriate cement mortars having been used and taking care in their removal)

  • lime washing with or without pigments.

 

 

stone replacement

  • minimum stone replacement.
  • care taken on selection of quarry match and tool finishes.
  • replicating joint widths

 

.other areas

  • pinning/consolidation of structures/ inner core.

  • façade rebuild.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 
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