Lime Mortar

At Cumbria Stone Walling, I can assist with a range of lime mortar techniques, including cement removal and repointing, repairing existing rendering, and rebuilding walls in hot-mixed lime mortars.

hot-mixing quicklime and sand to create traditional lime mortar: Appleby, Cumbria.

Hempcrete Demonstration

demonstrating the use of sustainable hempcrete construction

I am currently working to understand the potential uses of ‘hempcrete’ – a sustainable form a construction originally developed in France for the insulation of traditional timber-framed buildings. If you’d like to discuss anything hempcrete related, please get in touch and I’d be happy to keep you informed as things develop.

Rendering Repairs

wall end build in Pennine slate near Dufton, Cumbria