small section of parapet wall on Chilham Castle that has been
badly repointed using cement mortar has been faced over the brick
as well.This cement mortar is of a very strong content. As contractor
was given contract to undo this damage. correctly repoint using
lime mortar, an NHL2 lime was used of which is a feeble lime to
go with the soft tudor bricks.
was extremely hard task, for the mortar was attached to the brick
would take piece 0f face of brick. some piece of cement would
come off easy with no damage other would show no mercy.
parapet as above of which has been pointed in lime mortar bring
this panel back to its correct state making this wall work efficiently.
lower panel before on the tower of Chilham Castle before it was
cleaned and defected bricks were replaced.
is the terrace wall cleaned and repointed in lime mortar a 3.5 lime
was use as the brick was of harder content.
walls at Chilham castle were of need of a clear to remove any
shrubbery and repointing in lime mortar.
This is a panel
of brickwork where the faces have blown off due to incorrect pointing.
After this panel was worked on it became up beautiful.
These are two
pictures of the same wall before and after.