A . LISTED BOUNDRY WALL STRIP ,NEW FOUNDS AND REBUILD USEING LIME MORTAR

A . LISTED BOUNDRY WALL STRIP ,NEW FOUNDS AND REBUILD USEING LIME MORTAR

July 30, 2015

028023029028RANDOM RUBBLE LISTED BOUNDRY WALL STRIP ,NEW FOUNDS AND REBUILD

This appoitment was to strip 100% an mutual A listed random rubble wall which was badley leaning over due to rootball and high wind damage, working very closley with a party of 4 cleints to bring in on budget
we lay new concrete founds and rebuilt useing LIME MORTAR and paid attention to the the style of build useing the saved good stone with a make up of new to finish.

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BOOM LIFT ACCESS & DOFF STONE CLEANING

BOOM LIFT ACCESS & DOFF STONE CLEANING

June 30, 2015

005003009BOOM LIFT ACCESS & DOFF STONE CLEANING

Working with a boom lift allowed us to access this Victorian buliding without the costly expense of a scaffold as we only had to access high level cracked lime mortar pointing and cast iron gutter repairs also check over the gable end chimney and restore where needed.

DOFF STONE cleaning to a large ART DECO building
in centre of Edinburgh ,The Pleasance this is going to be a lenthy contract Phase 1. stone cleaning then survey to restore building back useing a limited budget.

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March news , Structural stone works

March news , Structural stone works

April 2, 2015

March is surley getting busy for Heritage masonry scot

We started James Fairley a new addition to our lime mortar conservation squad ,he recently attended a course on Making and using lime mortar  carried out in connection to the Gorebridge consevation area regeneration scheme (CARS)

steel straps to masonryDERBY STREET ,EDINBURGH

We successfully stabilzed a masonry wall in two adjoining property walls where the internal brick walling had detached its self from the the  rear facade stonemasonry walling.After following the Structural engineers drawings and instruction ,we completed an alltrades effort to a finished job

 

 

 

 

 

YOUNG STREET LANE, EDINBURGH

We were commissioned design,supply ,dress and build a stone quarried from cullalo stone ..finshed job to follow

Our fully qualfied stonemason dressing cullalo stone

Our fully qualfied stonemason dressing cullalo stone

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MOCK TUDOR TIMBER & LIME MORTAR ROUGHCAST RESTORATION AND STONE STRUCTURAL REPAIRS

MOCK TUDOR TIMBER & LIME MORTAR ROUGHCAST RESTORATION AND STONE STRUCTURAL REPAIRS

March 26, 2015

 

MOCK TUDOR OUTCROP TIMBER & LIME MORTAR RESTORATION

This was a very pleasurable project once again testing Heritage Masonry Scot ltd skill base , the job entailed removing rotten sections of timber  indenting and making good, burning back paintwork ,priming and black gloss to finish ,removing failed panels of roughcast and renewing with breathable building paper & stainless steel where timber larthe was removed then lime mortar roughcasting  to finish, all as shown below

 

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Rather cald start to 2015 but Heritage masonry Scot are in the swing of things

Rather cald start to 2015 but Heritage masonry Scot are in the swing of things

February 2, 2015
Rather cald start to 2015 but Heritage masonry Scot are in the swing of things putting to practice the education gained from The Scottish lime centre trust Winter working courses .. See below one of our working progress jobs  @ 42 Polworth terrace,stone masonry boundry retaining wall which makes up part garden stone wall and part retaining stone wall to the scottish canels so as you can imangine the other partys involved : Client /  Scottish canels   /Historic scotland    Sepa   /Forth canoe club boathouse.
The wall was leaning to a dangerous point off the upward plumb position towards the Forth canoe club boathouse so we had to instal a structural scaffolding buttress to shore the wall while we safely reduced the stone wall to ground level ,to allow this we had to remove the cladding to the side of the boathouse.    The walling completley down ,wall heads cleaned and consolidated we are now rebuilding the stone walling using lime mortar and layaside stone. finshed job to follow See More

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Insurance works/snow & storm damage to stonemasonry walls and buildings

Insurance works/snow & storm damage to stonemasonry walls and buildings

January 15, 2015

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Insurance work

We regularly undertake insurance work and have over 20 years experience  repairing and rebuilding stone walls with all types of lime mortars, stone buildings and other structures. We  have worked on builds that have sustained damage due to traffic accidents,  stomy weather conditions and land slides— all our work is completed to the  highest standard ensuring that future damage to your structure is minimised wherever possible

We provide quotations to insurance companies/ and directly to  private /domstic policy holders.

Over the years we have developed a good reputation, receiving repeat  business from several insurance companies which we accredit to the high standard  of our work and dedication to customer satisfaction.

The majority of our work is located throughout the areas of Edinburgh & Lothians,Perth,Dundeeand the Borders and the surrounding regions. We  are always looking to develop new relationships with insurance companies and  contracting firms, if you would like to discuss the possibility of working with our company call for a free quote & consultation

OFFICE- 0131 440 4645

EMAIL- heritagemasonry.scot@aol.co.uk

WEB- heritagestonemasonedinburgh.com

Edinburgh lime mortar repointing

edinburgh lime mortar roughcasting

edinburgh stonemasons

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HERITAGE MASONRY SCOT, lime mortar Winter working program begins

HERITAGE MASONRY SCOT, lime mortar Winter working program begins

November 13, 2014

 

WINTER WORKING ,STONE MASONRY ,LIME MORTAR WORKS

Heritage masonry Scot now start there winter working program , which means the site operatives now implement the skills in protecting there work learnt at The Scottish lime centre training courses to ensure no failures when working with lime mortar for lime renders ,lime mortar repointing ,lime mortar stone masonry ,lime mortar roughcasting/harling lime mortar lithomex work ,with these skills Heritage masonry scot ensures there clients of working through the winter.

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Work in progess,stone chimney repairs, lime mortar repointing and lithomex, stone masonry indents

Work in progess,stone chimney repairs, lime mortar repointing and lithomex, stone masonry indents

September 13, 2014

23 Rutland Square

This has been a very enjoyable contract allowing the company to show of its many skills within the restoration and conservation of stone masonry,Heritage stone masonry has carried out lime mortar render works ,suppley and dress and cut out & rebuild stone indents,lime mortar repointing,lithomex lime mortar repairs,stone chimney repairs  to this fine Grade A listed building guided with the helping hand of Bob Heath architect .

 

 

 

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