Pointing work starts at St John Weston Rhyn


Scaffolding is up and work is starting on the roof, east window and bell tower.

Scaffolding up at St John Weston Rhyn

The east window tracery will be re-pointed in lime mortar.

open joints in east window

The bell tower has some open joints which will need to be grouted before being re-pointed.

Bedding mortar missing in bell tower stonework joint

There are also a couple of saplings growing in the cracks which need to be removed before pointing.

Sapling growing in joint

The contractor ordered mortar samples from Lime Green and pointed three sample joints.

Pointing samples in lime mortar

We chose the colour “stone”.

Contractor:  Chirk Roofing Centre (Arron Ellis-Thomas)

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