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Architectural Sculptors, Stone Carvers & Wood Carvers

Architectural sculptors, stone carvers and wood carvers skills include architectural mouldings and forms, figurative and heraldic carving and sculpture, frame carving and gilding, letter cutting and ecclesiastical carving as well as a wide range of other carving skills. 


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Companies supplying goods or services for Architectural Sculptors, Stone Carvers & Wood Carvers
Agrell Architectural Carving
5 Oaklands, The Street Mersham, Nr Ashford Kent, TN25 6NE
Tel 01233-500252
Email: kate@agrellcarving.co.uk
Website: www.agrellcarving.co.uk
Agrell Architectural Carving is a 37 year old family business directed by Master Wood Carver Ian Agrell. As high-end commercial woodcarvers, they have large capacity production capabilities, offices in the UK, Europe and USA and dedicated Project Managers. The company specialises in high quality, bespoke and decorative architectural wood carving projects including architectural mouldings, capitals, brackets, panelling and furniture for residential, commercial and religious projects worldwide. They recently launched a product line of hand carved architectural appliqués, brackets and mouldings.
Ben Russell
8 Taymount Grange, Taymount Rise, London SE23 3UH
Tel 07969 419 875
Email: benwrussell@live.co.uk
Website: www.benrussell.co.uk
Ben Russell is a freelance stone carver, letter cutter, sculptor, conservator and restorer based in London. He specialises in hand carved ornamental work, figurative carving, modern sculpture, memorials, commemorative plaques, model making and the conservation and restoration of stone objects, statues and buildings. Ben has won numerous awards for craftsmanship and has worked on a broad range of prestigious projects throughout London and the UK.
Coe Stone Ltd
Ty Gwyn, Abernant, Carmarthenshire SA33 5RR
Tel 01267 281 166
Email: enquiries@olivercoe.com
Website: www.olivercoe.com
Coe Stone Ltd undertake all aspects of traditional stonemasonry, from carving and fitting mullion windows to rebuilding a spire. We can create bespoke pieces or carefully repair historic stonework, working principally within Wales and the South West of England but will undertake projects further afield if of suitable interest and importance. We offer a specialised stone carving service which is highly respected within the industry and stone cleaning using the DOFF system. Stone House Fireplaces ( see separate entry ) is a division of Coe Stone Ltd which offers a stone fireplace carving service. We also offer stone carving courses (see separate entry ).
Geoffrey Preston Ltd
Halscombe Farm Workshop, Halscombe Lane, Ide, Devon EX2 9TQ
Tel 01392 811421
Email: info@geoffreypreston.co.uk
Website: www.geoffreypreston.co.uk
Geoffrey Preston is one of the UK’s leading architectural sculptors, creating sculpture and decorative plasterwork for buildings, interiors and gardens. He studied at Hornsey College of Art and was a founding director of two of the country's most respected conservation companies, at the helm of many significant projects including the restoration of the 18th century hand-modelled plasterwork at Uppark House. Recent projects include the new Great Drawing Room ceiling at Great Fulford (commended in the 2013 Georgian Group Awards and winner of the 2013 Plaisterer’s Trophy), and a commission for a landscape in stucco for the Royal Albert Memorial Museum.
H & K Mabbitt Ltd
Eves Corner, Danbury, Essex CM3 4QB
Tel 01245 225876 Fax 01245 226821
Email: info@bakersofdanbury.co.uk
Website: www.bakersofdanbury.co.uk
H & K Mabbitt Ltd, are a specialist joinery company who have many years’ experience in the design and manufacture of ecclesiastical furniture and wood carving. Our clients include St. Albans Cathedral, Westminster Abbey, St Pauls Cathedral and the British Museum, amongst other highly respected institutions. We are happy to visit site to survey and advise on constructional techniques and materials, and produce design drawings for approval.
Iain Broadbent Workshop
5 Emerald Street, York YO31 8LQ
Tel 07981 017581 (Workshop) 01904 466345 (Office)
Email: info@iainbroadbent.co.uk
Website: www.iainbroadbent.co.uk
Iain Broadbent is an Architectural Woodcarver, Conserver and lettercutter based in York. He works closely with private clients, Architects and Designers in the making and repairing of bespoke carvings for domestic, public and ecclesiastical furniture and buildings around the UK. Examples of the places Iain has worked include St Andrews Undershaft and St Mary-at-Hill in the City of London, Newby Hall, North Yorkshire, Stoke Rochford Hall, Lincolnshire, Ripon Cathederal, The Assembly Rooms and Merchant Adventurers Hall in York and The Tate Gallery in London.
James Kirby
114-157 Acre Lane, London SW2 5UA
Tel 07855452072
Email: jim@jk-stonecarving.info
Website: www.jk-stonecarving.co.uk
James Kirby has extensive training and experience in architectural stone carving and stone masonry, including work at Westminster Abbey and Windsor Castle. His aim is to further his skills and knowledge of traditional and historic stonework, and contribute to the conservation and restoration of England’s built environment. Services include ornamental stone carving, architectural sculpture, stone masonry, sculpture repair, figurative sculpture and modelling, portrait carving and modelling, letter cutting, tracery, stone conservation, re-pointing, cills, headstones, monuments and memorials. He is a CSCS registered Heritage skills industry accreditation stone mason gold card holder.
Lucy Churchill
24 Langham Road, Cambridge CB1 3SE United Kingdom
Tel 1223 213546
Email:
Website: www.lucychurchill.com
Lucy Churchill is a stone carver, mason and letter cutter who works to commission. Her range includes architectural ornamentation, fireplaces, memorials and garden features. She has trained and worked with some of the best carving, masonry and lettering workshops in England. With these teams she worked on many large and prestigious projects, such as Lord Rothschild's reinstatement of marble fireplaces at Spencer House, St George’s Chapel, Windsor Castle, York Minster Cathedral and Ely Cathedral. She also runs workshops in stone carving.
Ricardo Rodriguez
36 Kings Road, Cheadle Hulme, Cheadle, Cheshire, SK8 5NE
Tel 01625 871 400 Fax 01625 871 400
Email: r.rodriguez6@yahoo.co.uk
Website: www.rodriguezwoodcarver.co.uk
Ricardo Rodriguez is a professional woodcarver and furniture designer-maker, whose work also includes architectural carving and joinery as well as heraldic work. His furniture designs are always one-off pieces to the clients own specifications, using only the highest quality timber and traditional construction methods, including oak, limewood, walnut or other home-grown quality timber. His work can be found at St George's Chapel, Windsor Castle, The Victoria Palace theatre, Libertys, St Georges Hall and Rochdale Town Hall.
Richard Noviss
The Old School House, High Street, Hook Norton, Oxfordshire OX15 5NH
Tel 01608 730675 Mob 0771 414 0574
Email: richard@noviss.co.uk
Website: www.thestonesculptor.co.uk
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.
Saena Ku
73 Underwood Road Chingford London E4 9ED
Tel 02089256984
Email: info@saenaku.co.uk
Website: www.saenaku.co.uk
Saena Ku is a wood carver whose services include wood carving, gilding, lettering inscription and restoration. Projects have included the gilding of lanterns at the Tower of London and the Banqueting House for Royal Palaces, replacement Ionic Capitals at Moggerhanger House, conservation of panelling at Oriel College and New College Oxford, Oxford, carving of arms at Fishmongers Hall and conservation of pine fireplace for the Spitalfields Trust including recarving parts, consolidation and cleaning.