Tag Archives: Cornwall

Granite rebuild and Lime Pointing Cornwall

This one was a bit of a mess!!! After a road traffic accident this grade 2 listed white style was almost completely wrecked.. We started by taking the rest down and rebuilding with the original stonework. After the rebuild we repointed with lime mortar…. as good as new (or old!) …

Lime rendering grade 2 listed house Truro

Lime Rendering in Truro Cornwall

Here is a Grade 2 listed house in Truro we are currently working on. As you can see from the pictures, the angles on the window reveals are done freehand without the use of angle beads, which is the old fashioned way, as required by listed building regulations. After applying the base coats we finished […]

Cardinham Chapel

Traditional Build Heritage Services in Cornwall

Here is one of our latest projects a Chapel conversion in Cardinham. The chapel had hempcrete insulation sprayed on at 180mm thickness. These are some pictures of the first coat (float coat). After applying the base coat and floating it to get a smooth finish we use lime putty. The putty is applied at 2mm […]

Limecrete floor St. Buryan

Lime pointing, rendering and plastering in Cornwall

We waited a week after laying the base screed to apply a natural, pigmented lime finish floor by hand. Lime can be unpredictable by nature and can be affected by ambient temperatures and weather conditions.. in this case, the workforce were back on site at 1am to ensure the perfect finish!

Lime plastering Helston

Lime pointing, rendering and plastering in Cornwall

This one of our most recent projects in Helston. The customer had recently purchased this property which was suffering from damp problems due to the walls being covered in cement. Here are some pictures of the internal lime putty plastering and the external lime rendering ‘we also like icing cakes’… After doing such a great […]