Archive | Buildings of Historical Interest

York Art Gallery

    Sector: Buildings of Historical Interest Main Contractor: Simpson of York Architect: Ushida Findley Simpson & Brown Client: York Museum Trust Services • Restoration of  Victorian columns • Reinstatement and restoration of mouldings Designed by York architect Edward Taylor, York Art Gallery opened its doors in 1879 to house the Yorkshire Fine Art and […]

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Stable Block, Nostell Priory

Sector: Buildings of Historical Interest Main Contractor: William Birch Architect: Rodney Melville & Partners Services • Mortar Analysis • Lime plastering • Reproduction of ornate plaster mouldings • External stucco rendering The house was built in 1733 on the site of a 12th-century priory, by James Paine for Sir Rowland Winn. The Stable Block was […]

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The Rotunda, Liverpool

Sector: Buildings of Historical Interest Main Contractor: William Anelay Ltd Architect: Brock Carmichael Architects Services • Site survey including photographic evidence • Lime plastering • Reproduction of ornate plaster mouldings • External stucco rendering The Rotunda was commissioned in the 1820s by the prosperous iron-foundry owner Uriah Davenport, who had acquired land in the undeveloped […]

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Victoria Baths

Sector: Buildings of Historical Interest Main Contractor: William Anelay Limited Architect: Lloyd Evans Pritchard Services • Lime Plastering • Repair and restoration of ornate plaster mouldings   Built in 1903 by Manchester Corporation, the Grade II* listed baths are testament to the pride and attention to detail which early 20th century municipal bodies took when […]

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28-30 The Close

Sector: Buildings of Historical Interest Main Contractor: MGM Limited Architect: Simpson and Brown Services • Photographic log • Repair and restoration of historic plaster mouldings Numbers 28-30 The Close, known locally as The Buttress, is a Grade I listed building situated on Newcastle’s quayside. The large merchant’s house, which probably combined living space with warehousing, […]

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