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Listed Building Restoration Cornwall (Part3 - Completed)
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As you will have seen in out previous blogs Listed Building Restoration Cornwall (Part 1 and Part 2), we have been busy as Principle Contractors undertaking Phase 1 of our building restoration works in Cornwall on this Grade II Listed 17th Century dwelling.
Hydraulic Lime in Cornwall
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Hydraulic Lime in Cornwall was pioneered by an English Civil Engineer called John Smeaton. He achieved this by using pebbles and powdered brick as aggregate.
Smeaton commenced an extensive series of commissions and some of these included:
From 1755 to 1759, Smeaton designed and constructed the third Eddystone lighthouse which was situated on rocks off the east coast of Cornwall.