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 Reredos: St Michael and All Angels, Stewkley

Testimonials:“Very many thanks for your excellent conservation report, which I am looking forward to studying in detail. I very much enjoyed working with Lee. He was great to have with us at St... Above: Corroded Iron cramp situated behind the dexeter roundel.The central section had been rendered with a sand/ cement mix; this was removed in order to reveal the 12th century rubble walling, which was... Once the fabric and structure had been carefully unpicked and deciphered, the rebuilding began.  This involved fixing with stainless steel pins set in plaster of Paris, and the provision of air gaps to...     Below:  The new stainless steel fixings A careful cleaning, surface repair and protection programme was then executed, the lift the reredos and protect it into the future. Below: 1.The central section of the reredos repaired but with the... Below: the reredos after the conservation programme with repairs to the surface almost undetectable.
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Evesham Bell Tower

We are currently working at Evesham Bell Tower; the magnificent and only remaining structure of the former Abbey complex.  A team of SSHC conservators and masons are tasked with addressing the... The conservation programme underway with careful cleaning using nebular spray. The repair programme begins with micro pinning and cutting out of stone to be replaced. Below: The restoration of the clock face and a "hard hat" tours of the tower and works.
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Wells Cathedral

We are currently on site at Wells Cathedral, working on the North Quire Aisle walls and parapets which are situated in one of the most sheltered areas of the Cathedral.  Thus, this area of the...
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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