Gallery: Prepping the Stonework

The Beginning of the Restoration
This photo shows the grip that ivy and other vegetation had on the stone work.

Here you can see the level of flaking and scaling caused by frost action, chemical weathering

and biological attack.

Clearing out rubble and old mortar before laying new quoin.

Again, showing the level of decay.

raking out the joints.

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