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Mortar Analysis

Mortar analysis is carried out by conservators and can be useful in matching the sands, aggregate and other elements used in a historic mortar, so the precise nature of any mortar is understood.


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Companies supplying goods or services for Mortar Analysis
AKS Ward
Manor Court 26 Bancroft, Hitchin, Herts SG5 1JW (and London, Oxford and Southampton)
Tel 01462 420668
Email: hitchin@aksward.com
Website: www.aksward.com
As well as the typical work of conservation structural engineers with minimal alteration, other services included advice on cleaning and repairing masonry, finite element analysis of existing structures, forensic engineering, historical mortar analysis and building stones identification. We have also assessed, advised and co-ordinated the sympathetic cleaning of terracotta and faience including Harrods. AKS Ward have been synonymous with the assessment and treatment for the corrosion of steel frames behind masonry elevations since the 1970's, with its common sobriquet "Regent's Street Disease". Conservation projects have included the Tower of London, Kensington Palace, Kings Cross and St Pancras.
Cliveden Conservation
The Tennis Courts, Cliveden Estate, Taplow, Nr Maidenhead, Berkshire, SL6 0JA
Tel 01628 604721 Fax 01628 660379
Email: info@clivedenconservation.com
Website: www.clivedenconservation.com
The Cliveden Conservation Workshop since its foundation as the National Trust Statuary Workshop in 1982, then as an independent company from 1990, has developed great expertise in specialist areas of conservation such as statuary conservation, architectural conservation, stone, plasterwork, masonry, carving and the decorative arts.
Cornish Lime Company
Cornish Lime Company Ltd, Brims Park, Old Callywith Road, Bodmin, Cornwall, PL31 2DZ
Tel 01208 79779
Email: sales@cornishlime.co.uk
Website: cornishlime.co.uk
With over 25 years under our belt, family run Cornish Lime are proud to have become the Trusted Lime Experts, supplying homeowners, builders and other lime companies nationwide. As the country's largest manufacturer of lime putty and distributor of St. Astier, Beeck, Prompt and Cornerstone, Cornish Lime are able to offer a truly unrivalled range of building conservation products and solutions, as used on many iconic buildings both here and abroad. So if you looking to start a new project or would like to talk about our custom made products give our team a call.
Rose of Jericho, Horchester Farm, Holywell, Nr. Evershot, Dorchester Dorset DT2 0LL Telephone 01935 83676 Fax 01935 83903 Website: www.rose-of-jericho.demon.co.uk
The Lime Centre, Long Barn, Morestead, Winchester, Hampshire SO21 1LZ Telephone 01962 713636 Fax 01962 715350 Website: www.thelimecentre.co.uk