Many of the gauged joints of the Admiralty façade had been restored in the past
by raking out and tuckpointing.

Under the direction of the appointed architect each brick designated for replacement was mapped out, numbered and marked.

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(Works undertaken in association with Mr K. Beckwith.)

cutting shed erected on site

The cutting shed erected on site.

Admiralty scaffold in place

Works in progress.

Admiralty red rubbers cut and rubbed

Red rubbers being cut and
rubbed to correct dimensions.

Admiralty bricks carefully removed

Bricks carefully removed

Admiralty rubbers dry bonded

Rubbers dry bonded.

Admiralty tuckpointed using natural pigment

Tuckpointed using natural pigment to match existing when dry.

section completed

Section completed.