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Picton Castle Stone Conservation

Inspire Conservation have just completed conservation repairs to a finely carved fire surround at Picton Castle in Pembrokeshire.  Michael Sheppard conducted a condition report on several fire surrounds at the 13th century castle earlier in the year.  The Picton Castle Trust wished to undertake careful stone conservation repairs and cleaning to the Main Hall fire surround by renowned carver, Henry Cheere. Born in Clapham, Surrey, Henry Cheere was apprenticed in 1718 to mason-sculptor Robert .
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