We were asked to visit and inspect an old Ketton Stone box tomb in a Cambridgeshire Churchyard. Unfortunately, the box tomb had been vandalised and the stone broken. We were able to re-use some of the damaged pieces of Ketton Stone by drilling and pinning into position and re-jointing with lime mortar.
We were asked to carry out repairs to the bay windows at this Victorian house in the City Centre of Cambridge. We supplied new Bathstone cills and moulded corbelled bricks to the ground floor. We then lightly cleaned and defrassed the existing eroded stonework and then raked out and re-pointed all open joints with lime mortar. This […]
Project:- Restoration of tracery windows Client:- Vicar & P.C.C St Edmunds and St James Church, Blunham Architect:- David Llewellyn Priory Heritage Ltd Stone used:- Bathstone Basebed, Barrington & Tottenhoe Clunch After a competitive tender, we were pleased to be awarded the conservation work to the East window of the South Aisle Chapel at St Edmunds & St James […]
After a competitive tender, Hibbitt Masonry was pleased to be assigned to work with the PCC and award-winning architectural practice, The Michael Dales Partnership. The external tracery, arch and label mould, having been poorly repaired in the 1950’s with cement render, was falling away and putting the upper half of the window in danger of […]
We were asked to tender for the work required to the Parvis at Leverington Church and were happy when we were awarded the contract by Archimage Architects. Scaffolding was erected to the East & West slopes of the Parvis, together with a temporary roof. We carefully removed all the old stone slates after clearly marking […]
This stunning property in Cambridge, like many in the city, had lost some of its original aesthetic impact due to general decay, bad previous repairs and sacrifices its facade had made due to the poor implication of services during conversion work in the buildings past use as a multiple room let property. The client contacted […]
We were asked by The Leys School to come up with a phased repair programme for their Victorian Chapel. After carrying out a survey of the exterior fabric we drew up a comprehensive report showing areas of concern and gave different options for repair, conservation or replacement. Sample areas of cleaning and repair were carried […]
We are currently finishing off some work on the North Porch at St Marys Church in Hitchin It has been a great opportunity to give our two second year apprentices Joe Webb the chance to work on a tracery window which has all been overseen by Foreman Mason Jonathan Cook. Nice to be commissioned to […]