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The Duchess of Malfi is staying at the Gunton Arms

Today we installed a sandstone monolith in Gunton Park in Norfolk, close to the acclaimed Gunton Arms pub. This is what you see as you enter the park…… The stone was commissioned by Ivor Braka, art dealer, who bought the pub … Continue reading

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Some recent work

After a busy time in the workshop Dan and I have been installing a few stones. Below are some pictures. The first few are York stone, and the bottom ones are Westmorland slate.

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More pictures from Dalton

I was kindly sent some really good photos of Dan and myself working on the Dalton wall project. These were taken by photographer Barry Hale. They show Dan working skilfully with the grinder to recess the two large lettering panels, … Continue reading

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French limestone obelisk inscription

I have been working on an exciting project this month. I have been commissioned to carve four inscriptions on an obelisk near Bicester. The obelisk measures a huge 25 metres from plinth to apex. It is made from Massangis French … Continue reading

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Coltishall memorials

One of my current obsessions is looking at 17th and 18th Century memorials, and Norfolk has a fine selection of these. Here are a few I photographed recently in Coltishall. I install my own memorial work all over Britain, and … Continue reading

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Swithland Slate

This slate was quarried until the early 1900’s in the Charnwood Forest area,  and was used for a lot of the Vale of Belvoir Angel memorials as well as for earlier slates and memorials all around the east midlands. There … Continue reading

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German lettering design

Some wonderful German lettering. The first image here shows the lettering produced by the workshop of Sepp Jacob in Germany. The work he produced was very sculptural and direct and a wonderful blend of good strong lettering and an understanding … Continue reading

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