The house needs treatment for dry rot, roof repairs, new leadwork
and rainwater goods, masonry and brickwork repairs and re-pointing, joinery and structural repairs.
The CBC Stone team deliver not only stonework packages but are also developing their expertise by delivering main contracts incorporating other trades including roof repair, leadwork
and even interior fit-out.
A conservation method statement prepared by project management consultancy Faithful and Goold points out: "Over the last few years there have been ongoing issues with water ingress and a number of deficiencies have been identified, including defective leadwork
, defective slating, decayed sandstone and lime mortar pointing, together with defective sliding sash and casement windows.
The Works comprise the installation of a new external wall insulation system to external walls of tenement flat blocks and also semi-detached houses, various items of structural and fabric repairs prior to commencing the external wall insulation work, aluminium overcills to existing concrete cills, adjustment to existing services as required to accommodate the new external wall insulation; replacing the existing roof finish with a new concrete roof tile finish, new roof leadwork
, new eaves and soffit boarding, new gutters, repairs to chimneys.
Costing a total of PS996,590, it will begin in November and involves conservation of stone on the interior and exterior walls of the belfry as well as repairs, including to windows, leadwork
and a rainwater disposal system.
Roofs - Check the roof of your house (and garage) from the outside with a pair of binoculars to check for slipped or broken tiles, or cracks in the leadwork
Most of the rooms have open fireplaces of differing designs and period touches including ceiling coving, picture rails and decorative leadwork
to some windows.
The Grade II listed Emmanuel Church, in Saltburn, requires urgent work to its tower leadwork
Roof flashings, joints and leadwork
should all be checked out.
The Grade II* listed building will use the money to upgrade its leadwork
and joinery, repair rendering and make specialist repairs to stained glass.
The scheme, aimed mainly at those aged 16 to 19 but open to all, offers training in stonemasonry, carpentry, joinery, leadwork
, plumbing and painting and decorating.
Further structural repairs, carried out under the direction of Russell Taylor, include total re-wiring and renewing the leadwork
of the south front and library roofs (the latter date from 1800).