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

Bishop's Palace, Wells

The Great Hall standing structures were stripped of their roof in the 1550's, and have since fallen into disrepair.  The conservation and consolidation programme sought to apply strict conservation... Phase 2 saw these methods applied to a more extensive area of the structure;  principally the fragile mullions and traceries of the three main windows of the north elevation.  Key to the programme...
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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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Witchampton Ruins

Witchampton ruins are the remains of the Manor House originating from the 13th century.  SSHC undertook a careful programme of consolidation, weather protection and stabilisation, working closely with... Below: the scaffold is down and the consolidation works are shown within the context of the beautiful ruins.
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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