This is one of our latest projects. This particular build dates back to English civil war and was a royalist stronghold! The clock tower was in desperate need of repair. Loose stone and repointing in lime mortar.
Our latest project in Porthleven. As it is a coastal property, it is exposed to extreme weather conditions and was in desperate need of repointing in lime mortar. Some more photos as the job progresses..
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!) …
The familiar pattern of mortar between the brick or stone of buildings is known as pointing. This mortar material is commonly shaped with the point of the builder’s trowel, hence the name for the procedure, though other tools and implements are also used to give a different shape or texture to the mortar joint. In […]