Restoration: Grade I Listed Church, Cullompton
Extensive yet sensitive restoration works to an early fifteenth century church.
Grade 1 listed church in Cullompton. A wide variety of specialist restoration techniques were used in a contract aimed to bring the church back into a good state of repair.
Restoration works included:
- Leaded window repairs including on site remedial works as well as full unit replacement.
- Replacement of glazing bars and tracery glass pieces.
- Rebuilding of church turret including the sourcing and forming of local stone to match the existing.
- Extensive conditioning of existing stonework, re-pointing and pinning.
- High level rope access repairs to stone finials and windows.
- Structural pinning and conditioning of large pinnacle found to be coming away from main tower.
- Sensitive repairing and re-fixing of lead and timber bosses, part of a historic church ceiling,
- Repairing and shelter coating numerous windows and stone details throughout the church.
- Replacing Bath stone mullions and forming new tracer cusp points.
- Complete decoration works throughout.
- Client: Cathedral's Fabric Commission for England
- Value: £100,000
- Procurement: Single Stage Tender
- Programme: 20 weeks
- Completed: 2015