Masonry Work and Restoration
Stone features such as bird baths, sculptures, steps and windows are hand crafted to measure from a range of different types of stone. Stone can be crafted for new builds or extensions or to replace existing stone which is worn or damaged.
Saxum Stonemasons specialise in repairing damaged or eroded stone and brickwork. In some cases the stone may be removed and replaced matching the original fabric of the building as closely as possible. For other cases it may be possible to rebuild or repair using the original stone or brickwork. Examples of our work include churches, houses, flint walls and brick walls. We also repair garden features such as fountains, pergolas and sculptures.
Our team are passionate about conserving as much of the original fabric of the building as possible. We can repair damaged stone using specialist lime mortar and natural earth pigments. Where the damage to the stone is more substantial we are able to carefully cut out and replace old stone with a suitable alternative. The original lime mortar is carefully matched to ensure that all repairs are complementary to the original architecture. Where possible the original mortar can be incorporated into the mix.
Mullions and Window sills
Our Masonry Projects
We offer a vast range of repair methods that can be applied to sandstone structures such as re-pointing in lime, replacement stone, rebuilding, removing render/paint and helping to solve damp issues. Our traditional hot-mixed lime mortars improve historic structures ability to breath and move over time resulting in less damp, erosion and reduced cracking due […]
Hand crafted stonemasonry projects include stone archways, door surrounds, obelisk and bird bath. We also make plinth stones, gate heads and replacement capping stones. For window repairs we can create a variety of mouldings and replacement mullions. Each project is made to measure from a suitable stone which will weather to a beautiful natural finish. […]
Stone Carving & Repairs
Monuments, sculptures, garden features, steps, urns and fountains can be crafted, cleaned or repaired by our expert team. We also produce hand cut letters for house names, pet memorials and garden features. See more of what we can do with stone ornaments and letter cutting, or get in touch to see what we can help […]
Many of our ecclesiastical buildings locally are built out of Sussex sandstone and over the past decade we have repaired and replaced numerous blocks of stone which have been weathered and then further damaged by unsuitable cement repairs. We have removed large sections of cement pointing which was leading to trapped moisture and contributing towards […]