Conservators of Historic Buildings, Monuments and Sculpture

SSHConservation are leading consultants and conservators of historic buildings, monuments and sculpture. We offer a unique combination of the academic and the practical, underpinned by over 30 years stone conservation experience.

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Recent work

The Folly Grotto, Woburn Abbey (2016)

This survey and report was commissioned by the Bedford Estate as a result of increasing concern at the ongoing loss of the shell, fossil, coral, ceramic and mineral decoration to the interior of this... The images above show the character of the external walls with deeply recessed pointing, and the inclusion of decorative, conglomerate specimens.The images below show the floor details, a collection of... The images below show details of the intricate internal shell, coral and mineral decoration.  Iron fixings were used to join the larger elements and are visible amongst the decoration.  Copper and...
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The Rodney Chapel, St Leonard's Church, Rodney Stoke (2016)

Work has begun to the extraordinary collection of monuments to the Rodney family at Rodney Stoke Church. Over recent years, the monuments have suffered extensive loss of the original polychrome due in part... Below: Sir Edward and Lady Frances Rodney monument during conservation. The unstable elements of the canopy have been dismantled and the dense plaster removed. Below: George Rodney rising from the dead, to the call of heralding angels. Below: Monument to Sir Thomas Rodney
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Great Malvern Priory- Stonework Survey and Condition Report (2016)

Great Malvern Priory commissioned this survey and condition report of the internal and external stonework to support the development of its Conservation Management Plan, and to inform the projected costs...
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Where we've worked

Who we've worked with

St Michaels Church, Othery was recently awarded for innovative high-quality church conservation repairs that has successfully overcome a major aesthetic or technical challenge.

King Of Prussia Gold Medal Award