Carved Window

Posted on: October 18, 2019

Sydmonton Court, Private Residence Carved Entrance, Hampshire

Client: Private Client

Main Contractor:

Architect:

Location: Private

Summary: Key-note entrance with feature carved window

Stone: Portland

AFJ Scope: Detailing, carving & installation.

Particular features / achievements:

– An intricately & exquisitely carved window of classical design.
– A contemporary entrance door surround with fluting & support to Juliet balcony.
– Opened by the Duke of Edinburgh (A F Jones recognised for our contribution to this extraordinary project).

Through the use of plaster prototyping & mock-ups, A F Jones Stonemasons were able to develop the form of the window from an original masterpiece 2-dimensional drawing.  Only through the skill of A F Jones master-masons was this project able to be delivered.

The selection, cutting, transportation, lifting and careful placement of the oversize individual stone elements was a phenomenal achievement in itself.  This project was delivered in the 1990’s, but will always remain as one of our most outstanding achievements.

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