Katherine Worthington

Stone Carver & Sculptor

St Peter and St Paul - Award

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St Peter and St Paul - Award

Eccleclisiastical Architects and Surveyors award.

(This was part of the re-ordering of the church interior which was winner of the Ecclesiastical Architects and Surveyors Presidents Award 2009 (for new work in churches). It was also runner up for The Georgian Award). 
 
The Catholic Herald - “The judges were impressed with the bold re-ordering and the quality of the art and craftsmanship was exemplary".
 
2009 - Giffard House, Wolverhampton, WV1, UK
 
Katherine was involved in this project extensively. Providing the carving, sourcing, delivering and installing the stones, supplying and installing all features; wood and metal to accompany the marble suite.
 
The intricate carving consisted of an altar, ambo, tabernacle with shelf and credence table in Sicilian Lavagnia Marble. The tabernacle required the carving of a wooden interior, special installation of a lock and hinges to support the heavy marble doors, allowing them to open/close. A brass band was supplied and installed on the altar. 
 

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Award winning marble suite Award winning marble suite
Marble altar - ambo - credence table - shelves and tabernacleMarble altar - ambo - credence table - shelves and tabernacle
Altar - carved lettersAltar - carved letters
Carved altar with brass bandCarved altar with brass band
Ornate marble amboOrnate marble ambo
Intricately carved tabernacleIntricately carved tabernacle
Tabernacle doorsTabernacle doors
Katherine Worthington, Mayoral Party, Bishop, Rory Young (crucifix sculptor), Stephen Oliver (Architect)  Katherine Worthington, Mayoral Party, Bishop, Rory Young (crucifix sculptor), Stephen Oliver (Architect)
Consecrating altar Consecrating altar