This new build private residential manor house required exceptional craftsmanship and demonstrated bespoke excellence. Our award winning Witton Fell sandstone was complementary to our client’s requirements and selected for its distinctive beauty.
This project was a tribute to women’s hard work which stands at the approach to Dunbar Harbour. Dunbar Shore & Harbour Neighbourhood Group sought the views of the public for a traditional stone sculpture on the site.
Requirements needed for the course of this project included tumbled course walling, tumbled split faced and ashlar finishes, sawn and sandblasted paving, external steps, ball finials, and tapered columns were manufactured for the exterior.
This project included manufacturing a number of sandstone base and capstones for the wine cellar piers alongside a number of stone shelves. The shelves were to be used as wine racks to create the ideal storage temperature.
Witton Fell was chosen for this historic project which involved the creation of carved beasts and three new herbal bosses. This project was part of the ongoing restoration works to the house. Witton Fell was considered ‘a sympathetic British stone and was chosen to give added longevity and perhaps surprisingly a cost saving. The choice of material used was ‘applauded by the judges’ and received a ‘Commended’ at the National Stone Awards 2016
The Lynn Building was originally built in 1866-68. It is a grade B – listed building and is one of the ‘best examples of Ruskinian Victorian Gothic in Belfast’ This project involved both interior and exterior work and involved replacing or indenting stones. This project received a ‘Commended’ at the National Stone Awards 2016. We were one of the main stone suppliers.
This is a richly decorated Category A listed property acknowledged as being of national architectural significance and described as a ‘Flagship building’. Our stone ‘Witton Fell’ was a close match to the original Polamaise stone for the building façade. This project was awarded ‘Highly Commended’ at the Stone Federation Awards 2016 for high quality craftsmanship.
A D Calvert are delighted to have been approached to undertake these magnificent memorial stones and train.