Lundy Marisco Tavern restored by Old Light Building Conservation

Lundy Marisco Tavern

LUNDY MARISCO TAVERN One of our conservation projects on Lundy Island was the part re-pointing of Marisco Tavern, the island’s only pub. This was to prevent the water that was pouring in through the wall and roof. The building was originally the village stores built during the 1860’s, which today serves as a pub and…

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Lundy Fog Battery Complex by Old Light Building Conservation

Lundy Fog Battery Complex

LUNDY FOG BATTERY COMPLEX We braved extreme weather to conserve the central stack of the cottages, taking on repair of the chimney stack in a project that significantly developed our conservation skills. The fog battery complex was constructed in 1863 to warn ships to steer clear of the island, due to the lighthouse often becoming obscured…

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Trerice restored by Old Light Building Conservation


TRERICE To preserve the charming interior of Trerice Manor, we carried out a chimney rebuild and applied traditional lime plaster to areas in need of a little TLC. Trerice is a charming Elizabethan manor in St. Newlyn East, Cornwall, which is currently managed by the National Trust. It boasts fine interiors and delightful gardens, and…

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