Photo Gallery

Tetbury Town Hall

Traditional thick limewash on Tetbury Town Hall.

Crowland Abbey Church

Recent conservation to the figures at Crowland Abbey church, Lincolnshire by Alex Carrington using hot-mixed mortars and shelter coats.

Saint Mary Malton

Hot applied sheltercoat to protect eroding sculpture at St Mary’s Church, Old Malton.

York House 1

York House, Malton: a hot-mixed and applied sheltercoat with copperas pigment.

York House 2

York House, Malton: aggregated limewash and shelter coat, hot-mixed and applied while still warm.

Fort McMurray

Hot limewash with salt on the timber walls of the French Jesuit Mission Church (1910) at Fort McMurray, Alberta (Photo: Ben Gourley, MacDonald and Lawrence Timber Framers).

Dam Head Pumphouse

Hot-mixed lime and sand mortar, Dam Head Pumphouse, Bretton Park, Yorkshire Sculpture Park.

Prospect House

Prospect House, Slingsby, pointed with hot-mix mortar in 2008. The stone geology is the same as in the OPC-pointed buildings to either side.

Saint Michael

St Michael's Church, Crambe. The chancel (right) was repainted by ourselves with lime-rich hot-mix mortar. It is reasonable to say that the chancel fabric is now drier than that of the nave.

Swallowhead Farm

Threshing barn and other buildings, Swallowhead Farm, Fylingdales: hot mixed lime mortars over earth bedding mortars.

Hot Lime Demonstration

Hot mixed mortar demonstration: Nigel Copsey, 2016.

Threshing Barn

Threshing barn, California Farm, Thornton Dale: hot mixed lime mortars over earth and lime bedding mortars.

York House 3

York House, Malton, South, Garden Front. Hot Limewashed as per 17thC treatment.

New Malton

New Malton 1728, John Settrington. Vernacular and Sustainable.


Modern gauged hot-mixed lime harling on a building in Shetland.

Tower of St John the Baptist

Romanesque Tower of St John the Baptist, Whitton, North Lincolnshire, reputedly built on the site of a Roman Temple.

Butte Creek Corn Mill

Butte Creek Corn Mill, Oregon, 1873

Nidaros Cathedral

Nidaros Cathedral, Trondheim. Hot mixed mortar 1,000 years on.


Hot Lime Mortars, Fylingdales (2011).

TMS 2019

Traditional Mortars Symposium 2019, York.

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