2000 - 2001 - London, SE15, UK
Katherine worked on Nunhead's chapel
when she was employed by StoneWest LTD. C arving arch stones detailed with crockets, ornate finials and various masonry repairs in Bath stone. She also carved a wreath and an obelix in Portland stone for the cemetery's tombstones and surrounds.
Nunhead cemetery is London's 2nd largest Victorian cemetery and is home to a beautiful anglican chapel designed by Thomas Little.
Katherine was asked to demonstrate her carving skills with the public at
Nunhead cemetery's open day, unveiled by the local Mayor.
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Arch stone crockets Crockets in Bath stone Portland stone wreath Local Mayor - unveils Katherine at Nunhead cemetery's open day
After achieving a distinction in architectural stone carving at Weymouth College Katherine further honed her skills on a two year carving apprenticeship at York Minster. She also studied stone masonry which is the foundation to architectural carving.
Since 1997 she has worked consistently in this field working on many major and minor restoration projects on grade 1 and 2 listed buildings in the UK and abroad.
See her architectural church furnishings and stone masonry for similar work. She also carves and repairs statues as well as heraldic statues. Prestigious commissions
St Paul's Cathedral, London, UK. Half a Corinthian capital on the south west bell tower, including carved leaves to the pilaster capitals and decorative relief panel carvings. 2000 -2001 Wellington Arch , Apsley Way, Hyde Park Corner, London, W1 Carved volutes and acanthus leaf tips to the ornate capitals. Architectural pineapple, lion's masks, modillions and egg and darts to the building's architectural cornice. 1997–1999 York Minster’s Cathedral, UK. Two year architectural stone carving apprenticeship. Carving decorative detail to the Great West Doorway, North West Door and Tower in Tadcaster and Whitby stone. She also carve a commemorative plaque doorway (unveiled by HRH Duke of York).
Katherine provides models, drawings, delivery, installation and stone advice. For commissions and sales Katherine quotes competitively. Contact Katherine to discuss an architectural commission or enquiry.