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.

Case Summary

  • Client: Cathedral's Fabric Commission for England
  • Value: £100,000
  • Procurement: Single Stage Tender
  • Programme: 20 weeks
  • Completed: 2015

Contracts

Small works

Conservation

Maintenance

Plumbing & heating

Joinery

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