Terracotta Wellhead

Conservation work to the terracotta wellhead (1906-7) by Mary Seton Watts was carried out for a private Client. The work involved careful dismantling of the wellhead, removal of cement from previous restoration phases, removal of salts, structural repairs using stainless steel and epoxy resin, gap fill and remodelling decorative detail with colour matched hydraulic lime mortar. Introducing a DPM and rebuilding the wellhead using hydraulic lime mortar.