Historic Buildings

Wall of the Week

Wall of the week is a look at some of the best historic buildings conservation, heritage conservation and architecture we admire from our travels.   You can follow our Wall of the Week posts on our Facebook page or our Instagram page.

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The exterior has also been pointed in lime and the structure is now dry and breathing after suffering years of damp. The second image shows the interior of the Spire and the ladder that leads to the bell chamber.

Building Conservation

A lime slurry on the inside of the Spire at St John’s Church, Jersey

The curtain wall of the Castelo Sao Jorge, Lisbon. The walls are mediaeval, but were heavily restored 1938-40, when hard cement mortar was widely used. Much of the interest of the site consequently comes from its magnificent location on top of a hill over-looking the city.

Historic Buildings

The curtain wall of the Castelo Sao Jorge, Lisbon

 

Brick matching for No4 Pitt Street, St Helier, Jersey. The new bricks are from Lamb’s Bricks in Sussex and are a good match for the Jersey red bricks on the street facade.

Building Conservation

Brick matching for No4 Pitt Street