Lime Plastering and Rendering

 

We use lime as a traditional render because it breathes, assists with moisture control and allows for movement in older buildings.  We undertake all types of plastering and rendering using both hydraulic and non-hydraulic lime mortars with the addition of horse or synthetic hair. We work with architects and advisors to select pigments for sympathetic repair of plasterwork on walls and ceilings, blending existing and new surfaces to creates a warm natural finish.

Related Case Studies

Dunshay Manor, Landmark Trust

Dunshay Manor, Landmark Trust

Ellis and Co at Dunshay Manor

Dunshay Manor, is a Grade II listed building dating to the C16th with C17th additions. It is known for its role in the arts and crafts movement and was redesigned in this style in the early C20th.     

Holy Trinity Church, Blackford

Holy Trinity Church, Blackford

This octagonal Grade II listed Gothic Revival building is a rare example of a rural Georgian chapel.

Internal works including replastering, redecoration, new services and improvements.  

Nettlecombe Court

Nettlecombe Court

Refurbishment of a Grade I Elizabethan House owned by the Field Studies Council.

Ellis and Co refurbished the interior of the property including plasterwork, joinery repairs to failing beams, doors and windows. Flooring, and electrical and plumbing installations.  

Old Blue Coat School, Thatcham

Old Blue Coat School, Thatcham

Restoration of a Grade I listed 14th Century Chapel and Community Centre.

The Old Bluecoat School is an interesting Grade I listed building of mixed materials with origins in the 14th Century. National Trust note it as “One of the most important buildings in the area and of National importance”.

Repair and Redecoration of the Church of St Gregory the Great, Cheltenham

Repair and Redecoration of the Church of St Gregory the Great, Cheltenham

Ellis and Co repaired and redecorated this late 1800's Grade II listed church in Cheltenham.

The church of St Gregory the Great is a Grade II listed building consecrated in 1875 after a mid- 1800’s rebuild. Ellis and Co were commissioned as principle contractor to extensively repair and redecorate the interior of the building. Including revealing historic wall paintings.  

St. Giles House Plaster Conservation, Dorset

St. Giles House Plaster Conservation, Dorset

Plaster conservation and repair of a Grade I listed stately home reminiscent of Inigo Jones.

St Giles House houses fine examples of 17th and 18th Century decorative plaster work throughout the main rooms. Exemplified in ceilings in the now restored dining rooms which were built in the 1650’s in a style suggestive of Inigo Jones.

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