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Introduction   The Ruins   The Build   The Royal Visit
           

The Bell Tower & Cloister Build

The Bell Tower & Cloister was designed to be the centrepiece of the
Old Manor House Garden and was renamed ‘The Queen’s Garden
when opened by Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II in June 2010.
Setting out the footprint

Mike points in the cills

Up to door jamb and cill height

 
Tim checks the plans   Ready for the window heads
 
Steve fitting the Tracery window heads  

Brushing out

The detailing on the Tower is underway   Tim sets the gargoyle
 
Andy Slight (Redwood's Site Manager) and Tim
fixing the Bell Tower window voussoirs
  Lee, Mike & Andy hard at work
 
Simulating cannon ball damage to the brickwork   We're working long days now
 
Tim sets the Battlement Stones on the
very top corner of the Bell Tower
  The detail at the top of the Bell Tower

The Bell Tower reaches its full height

 
Andy James points in the ruined Tracery head   An aerial view
 
With the scaffolding removed the detail in
the Bell Tower is now clearly visible
  Cannon ball damage to the right of the window
Nearly there, just the Font and the old oak pergola timbers to go
 
 
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