Londesborough Hall

Located in North Yorkshire, the original Londesborough Hall Estate was built in 1589 by the Earls of Cumberland. The se became an RAF base during WWII and as a result, the original entrance the state was located in a field and in a bad state of disrepair, including extensive subsidence due to a lack of drainage. Given the architectural merit of the entrance, a successful application was made for a full heritage grant to complete the renovation of the original entrance. David was contractor for this piece of work, which included:

  • Coordinate with Conservation Architects and Estate Management
  • Removal of entrance
  • Documenting and logging each individual piece for heritage records
  • Development of new foundation and drainage
  • Full rebuild of entrance including piers
  • Restoration of ball finials
  • Extensive indenting
  • Full restoration of iron gates

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