North Range Roof Repaired

Thanks to a grant from the Country Houses Foundation part of the roof of the north rnorth range roof being repairedange of the Mansion has been re-covered with Cotswold stone tiles after being protected only with felt for many years.

During the course of the work, which was carried out by Ward and Co., the roof was stripped of existing felt and boards to enable the structure to be inspectedCotswold stone tiles on North Range roof. Several purlins and rafters damaged by water or beetles were replaced before Cotswold stone tiles were set on the roof.

This work is the first stage in a process which is to lead to the eventual use of parts of the North Range as accommodation for stonemasonry students gaining practical experience at the Mansion.

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