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Working on the Strategic Stone Study are Graham Lott (left) and Don Cameron of the BGS with Tarnia McAlester from English Heritage.
14 August 2009 | Stone Heritage
While the Strategic Stone Study maps the use of stone in England, Stone Federation Great Britain have established their own Heritage Forum and the English Stone Forum brings together all sides of the...
Tata Mausolea at Brookwood Cemetery in Surrey, conserved by Triton Building Conservation.
14 August 2009 | Stone Heritage
Triton Building Conservation were established in March last year as a sister company to Triton Building Restoration, an external refurbishment company in London. The aim of the new company is to...
The Leptis Magna ruins are standing again in Windsor Great Park thanks to PAYE.
14 August 2009 | Stone Heritage
The Leptis Magna Roman ruins were given to George IV by the Bashaw of Tripoli in the early 19th century. They were erected in Windsor Great Park but laid flat during World War II to protect them....
 
Sebastian Brooke will be carving outside St Paul's Cathedral in London until September.
19 July 2009 | Stone Heritage
Pictured right is Monmouth stonecarver Sebastian Brooke outside St Paul’s Cathedral in London next to his carving of an Hawaiian Haha palm. But it’s no joke. It is one of the 860 species...
The new DeLank Cornish granite steps and ramps installed by CWO at Westminster Cathedral.
15 June 2009 | Stone Heritage
Specialist stonework and restoration contractors Cathedral Works Organisation (CWO), working with St Ann’s Gate Architects of Salisbury who have been involved with the Cathedral since 1997,...
The completed statue at the heart of Weymouth’s Georgian townscape
16 April 2009 | Stone Heritage
A restored Coade stone statue of George III with unicorn and lion on a Portland limestone plinth is the centrepiece of Weymouth’s Georgian townscape. Chris Daniels, Accredited Conservator,...
The Monument

The Monument in the City of London following its restoration by CWO.

16 March 2009 | Stone Heritage
On 16 February the restoration of The Monument in the City of London came to an end and the public were able once again to climb the 311 steps going up the inside of The Monument with their new Pooil...
The Portland limestone Ponsonby Temple after its reconstruction by Chichester masons CWO.
19 February 2009 | Stone Heritage
A Georgian Portland limestone temple discovered dismantled in the cellar of Bessborough House, London, (now Parkstead House) when it was bought by what is now Roehampton University in 2000 is being...
The Calder Hebble Navigation Warehouse following its conversion by William Anelay.
19 February 2009 | Stone Heritage
The 218-year-old York sandstone Calder Hebble Navigation Warehouse, close to the heart of Wakefield, has been given a new lease of life from a £4.8million restoration project carried out by...
10 January 2009 | Stone Heritage
English Heritage unveiled on 1 December the results of a major survey into the state of the nation’s 59 Roman Catholic and Anglican cathedrals.It reveals that l more than £250million has...
10 January 2009 | Stone Heritage
The Heritage Lottery Fund (HLF) have put £5million into a new funding programme for heritage training called Skills for the Future. It opened to applicants on Wednesday 2 December and will...
14 December 2008 | Stone Heritage
The Lord Mayor of Westminster, Louise Hyams, is pictured above as she officially re-opens Church Path, the public walkway that runs along the north elevation of the London church of St Martin-in-the-...
14 December 2008 | Stone Heritage
North West restoration and conservation specialists Maysand have carried out a £500,000 clean, repair and repoint contract to the Portland limestone exterior of the landmark Edwardian Baroque-...
14 September 2008 | Stone Heritage
Retained facade : Eastbrook HallIt seemed like a good idea to retain the important Edwardian facade of Eastbrook Hall in Bradford, but as the building behind it was demolished to make way for a...
10 June 2008 | Stone Heritage
English Heritage are creating Europe\'s first all-encompassing register of a country\'s neglected or decaying historic heritage with the intention of introducing new ways to save it. The Heritage At...

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