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Mettingham Castle. Picture courtesy of Tim Bauxbaum, the project’s architect.
17 May 2010 | Stone Heritage
A grant of £290,500 from English Heritage has helped remove privately-owned Mettingham Castle, just outside Bungay in Suffolk, from the Buildings At Risk register. To stabilise the tower, holes...
The parliamentary buildings of Scotland with their Scottish Kemnay granite cladding.
17 May 2010 | Stone Heritage
The varied geology of Scotland has created distinct built environments that stretch back 5,000 years.The geological history of Scotland has given the nation as wide a range of stones as are to be...
The new Carrara Marble fountain in the Elizabethan Garden at Kennilworth Castle.
15 April 2010 | Stone Heritage
The new fountain at Kenilworth Castle is fit for a Queen. But which Queen? Elizabeth I or Elizabeth II? There is no doubting the skill of the carvers or the beauty of the Carrara marble fountain in...
 
The first stone under the saw  at new company Historic Stone.
15 March 2010 | Stone Heritage
Nick Rymer, formerly with Hollington stone quarry company Staffordshire Stone, has set up a new company called Historic Stone to supply a range of sandstones to the conservation / heritage market....
23 January 2010 | Stone Heritage
The UK’s first taskforce aiming to place historic churches at risk at the heart of community led regeneration has been formed by a partnership of national, public and church bodies, led by the...
The manor house at Baddesley Clinton built of the grey sandstone from the Forest of Arden.
15 November 2009 | Stone Heritage
One of the pilot studies for the Strategic Stone Study was carried out by the Warwickshire Geological Conservation Group. It reached its successful conclusion earlier this year. Maurice Rogers from...
14 October 2009 | Stone Heritage
Conservation specialists St Blaise have come to the end of nearly a year’s work restoring the historic Grade I Elizabethan mansion of Grove Place, in Romsey, Hampshire, with its two distinctive...
14 October 2009 | Stone Heritage
Linford-Bridgeman, the restoration specialists of the Lichfield-based Linford Group, are returning to the Grade I listed Stowe House to carry out the latest round of repairs.Linford-Bridgeman have...
Geroge Gilbert Scott's Leeds General Infirmary where William Anelay have used cementitious socks to tie the masonry together.
14 August 2009 | Stone Heritage
Now that the Victorian Gothic of George Gilbert Scott’s Leeds General Infirmary (generally known as the LGI) has started to be revealed in all its glory by cleaning and restoration work carried...
The new Portland limestone steps at the Tower of London installed by London Stone Conservation.
14 August 2009 | Stone Heritage
A building the size and age of the Tower of London requires constant attention and the latest project there was to refurbish the southern steps of the New Armouries building in the south-eastern...
Reliefs conserved in the latest phase of work are being displayed in a special annex to the site museum.
14 August 2009 | Stone Heritage
One of the most extraordinary projects by a British conservation company is Cliveden Conservation’s work at Aphrodisias in Turkey. Cliveden are now in their 18th year at this important city of...
A dry stone wall that protects Hadrian's Wall being rebuilt.
14 August 2009 | Stone Heritage
Natural England, working in partnership with English Heritage, Hadrian’s Wall Heritage, the Northumberland National Park and a land-owner, have funded £250,000-worth of work that has...
Part of the AF Jones addition to Old Bridge House.
14 August 2009 | Stone Heritage
The picture here shows some of the Hartham Park Bath stone and knapped flint work of AF Jones Stonesmasons of Reading, Berkshire, on the privately owned Old Bridge House next to the Thames in Marlow...
Steanhealth Torc and Doff cleaning systems are helping the White Tower – the original Tower of London – live up to its name.
14 August 2009 | Stone Heritage
It is 20 years since Brian Crowe and Jamie Fairchild began working together as Stonehealth and introduced the original swirling vortex cleaning system that was then called Jos that has developed into...
Some of Laing's masons and apprentices who made the water cannons for Craigievar Castle.
14 August 2009 | Stone Heritage
For Laings Traditional Masonry a fascinating part of the £1million restoration of Craigievar Castle near Alford in Aberdeenshire has been the creation of 23 Stone ‘water cannons’,...

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