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The “Railway King”

The team has just finished repairing the very-damaged memorial for George Hudson, his wife and children- including repainting the lettering.  The memorial sits in the churchyard of St Peter and St Paul, Scrayingham.

Conserving St Denys

The tracery has been cleaned, measured, drawn, masoned and fixed, ready to host the medieval glass- conserved by Barley Studios, York. Please see the project page for detailed pics!

York Design Awards 2017!

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Great news for the Team- the Rigg Monument conservation project has been shortlisted for this year’s York Design Awards. Have a look at the project page for detailed pics. Further info about the awards can be found here:

York recognition

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The Team, being awarded the York Guild of Building Craftsmanship Award for our conservation work at St Martin’s Church, Fangfoss, East Yorkshire.

QEST Success!

Well done to our newest apprentice, Sean Henderson, on becoming a Queen Elizabeth Scholarship Trust Andrew Lloyd Webber Foundation Apprentice. This is a wonderful opportunity for Sean and will allow him to connect with a much greater community of craftspeople and conservators in the UK.

St Martin’s Church, Fangfoss

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There he is! St Martin himself, the original corbel stone re-fixed too far into the wall so that his attributes were obscured. He’s now legible, and freshly lime-washed along with the other corbel stones.

St Paul’s Church, Drighlington

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A new east tracery window at St Paul’s Church, Drighlington nearly brings this project to completion.

Trinity Church, Ossett…

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Up it went! We recently finished re-fixing the new tracery pieces for the East window at Trinity Church, Ossett. It’s taken the team months to complete the pieces for re-fixing- 35 in total.