STONE PILLARS STRIPPED

March 11, 2014

Stone pillars stripped and rebuild using lithomex and lime mortar repointing.

Claremont Park, Edinburgh

Stone pillars stripped & rebuild due to car collision and working with an insurance loss adjuster, our time served and now trainee lime mortar restorer stripped & rebuild the pillars then lithomex lime mortar repaired and lime mortar repointed to finish.

 

stone pillars

 

Did you know that traditionally, where ever it was available lime was used as a mortar in the construction of buildings and as a finishing material internally (plaster),  and externally (render or harling)? In some parts of the country, clay was also used for mortars and plasters.

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