Lining the roof edges of some of our oldest buildings, you need only look up to find a glimpse of gargoyles; stone monsters glaring down from on high. Conservation of your facades, stonework and yes, even gargoyles, is important – protecting our most impressive and treasured structures. But what is a gargoyle? What are the … Continue readingPosted in Building Conservation, Stone | Comments Off on Why Are There Gargoyles on Buildings?
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As a natural substance, stone is beautiful, particularly when it is properly preserved and maintained.
While the buildings in our towns, cities and villages are all built from a variety of materials, older buildings will no doubt be made from some form of stone. If you look around you in any area you will see intricate and decorative stonework which has been specially crafted. Stone has a long and … Continue readingPosted in Stone | Comments Off on Historical Uses Of Stone