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Friar Park, Henley

This small but intricate project determined the course of my career as a stone carver. After training and a few intermittent and small jobs I was ready to start a new career by securing a place on a teacher training course.

Senate House and Old Schools, Cambridge University

The Senate House is the ceremonial centre of the University of Cambridge, where new graduates receive their degrees. Designed by James Gibbs in 1722 it is conceived as a classical temple of the Corinthian order.

King’s College Chapel – West Door

King’s College Chapel was one of the last major medieval buildings finished before the Renaissance. The West Door was completed by 1519 in the reign of Henry VIII.

The Workshop

Working in stone is generally a time consuming process and tight deadlines mean that one must be able to put together a team in order to realise the larger projects. Over the years I have worked with numerous other carvers and so can now call on a number of experienced colleagues when the situation demands. [...]

Henry VII Chapel, Westminster Abbey – Heraldic Beasts

A notable feature of the carving work on Henry VII chapel are the heraldic beasts; greyhounds, lions and dragons, which cling to the building everywhere one looks. They peer down from string courses, pinnacles, cupolas, and flying buttress copings.

About

I am a stone carver, sculptor and designer and have been fortunate to have worked on many of England’s most famous stone buildings. I am experienced in realising large-scale architectural stone carving projects, from the design stage, which generally involves the production of drawings and models, through to the carving process and finally to installation. [...]

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