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25 Oct

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Dumfries House, Marble Crucifix

October 25, 2016 | By |

Hirst Conservation is delighted to have just completed a transformational programme of conservation and restoration to a white Carrara marble crucifix at Dumfries House.

The entire crucifix was carved from just a single piece of Carrara marble. Surrounded by trees and wild vegetation, it was extensively colonised by organic growth, moss and algae. Indeed it was so highly discoloured it appeared to be made of timber or metal rather than marble.

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08 Sep

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St Brides Church, Fleet Street

September 8, 2016 | By |

On Sunday 25th September at 11.00 am the service at St Brides Church, Fleet Street will be ‘Bright and Beautiful’, to celebrate the removal of the scaffold and unveiling of the newly cleaned interior.    Read More

08 Sep

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Bramall Hall

September 8, 2016 | By |

Congratulations to Bramall Hall which sold out tickets for its opening weekend.  Hirst were delighted to have been part of the team undertaking the two year restoration project to this timber framed Tudor manor house thanks to a £1.6 million grant from the Heritage Lottery Fund. Read More