Clyst St George Church

Posted by on Mar 18, 2012 in Our Project Portfolio | 0 comments

Clyst St George Church

Client: PCC of Clyst St George Church, Clyst St George, Devon
Architect: Russ Palmer

Following the Quinquennial Inspection Abacus Stone Conservation has carried out several areas of lime mortar repointing, repairs to the local Heavitree stonewall and stone mortar repairs to the 15th century church.

Heavitree stone wall repairs

  • Clyst St George Church Wall Before Repairs

    Clyst St George Church Wall
    Before Repairs

  • Clyst St George Church Wall After Repairs

    Clyst St George Church Wall
    After Repairs

A section of the boundary retaining wall needed rebuilding. Local Heavitree stone was used for the copings stones and Devon limestone for the wall face. The wall was pointed in lime mortar.

Wall repointing and coping repairs

  • Clyst St George Church Repointing Before Works

    Clyst St George Church Repointing
    Before Works

  • Clyst St George Church Repointing After Works

    Clyst St George Church Repointing
    After Works

Stone decay

The Heavitree stone has suffered frost attack causing areas to delaminate. There are also areas that have been repaired in hard cement mortar accelerating the breakdown of stone behind. Repairs are to be carried out in the spring in warmer weather.

  • Clyst St George Church Stone Decay

    Clyst St George Church Stone Decay

  • Clyst St George Church Stone Decay

    Clyst St George Church Stone Decay

  • Clyst St George Church Stone Decay

    Clyst St George Church Stone Decay