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Lime Shelter Coat & Lime Water

When using Lime Shelter Coats and Lime Water, in particular for the conservation of external sculpture and tracery, it is important to find a conservator skilled in the application of such techniques.

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Companies supplying goods or services for Lime Shelter Coat & Lime Water
Hirst Conservation Ltd
Head Office, Laughton , Sleaford, Lincolnshire NG34 0HE London Office, 75 Cowcross Street, London EC1M 6EL
Tel 01529 497449 (Sleaford) 0800 068 5418 (London) Fax 01529 497518
Hirst Conservation, established in 1986 by Elizabeth Hirst, who was trained by the Bakers, who were amongst the UKs most eminent conservators of wall paintings and limestone sculpture. They are on the Conservation Register and employs a number of PACR accredited conservators. The company structure includes a wide range of disciplines, including stone and sculpture, lime plastering , metal and bronze, stucco, decorative finishes, wall paintings, materials analysis, paint research and easel paintings conservation, using experienced conservators. Other aspects of their work include cleaning of building surfaces, gilding, environmental monitoring, moisture and salts profiling, condition surveys, and remedying ceiling suspension.
Richard Noviss
The Old School House, High Street, Hook Norton, Oxfordshire OX15 5NH
Tel 01608 730675 Mob 0771 414 0574
Richard Noviss is a stonemason and carver who carries out commissions for private and commercial clients. With thirty years experience, his work ranges from memorials and fireplaces to decorative carving and conservation of historic buildings and statuary. Richard studied sculpture at Exeter School of Art, trained as a stonemason and carver at Weymouth College and worked in Wells and Winchester Cathedral workshops before becoming self-employed in 1988. Based in Oxfordshire, he undertakes work in southern England. Recent commissions range from conservation of decorative sculpture on the grade I Tower of the Winds in Oxford to masonry repairs at Blenheim Palace.
Wells Cathedral Stonemasons Limited, Brunel Stoneworks Station Road Cheddar Somerset BS27 3AH Telephone 01934 743 544 Fax 01934 744 536 Website: