Villa Gina Portico

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Client: Private

Main Contractor: Swallow Developments




Stone: Bretigny

AFJ Scope: Design, detail, supply & build

This large portico was developed for the client based upon an initial conversation regarding preferred arrangements.  As a wide-span portico, the stone jointing and arrangements were made to fit and conceal the supporting concrete structure. The design featured a ‘Pomegranite’ feature tree carving (design developed and completed fully by AFJones Stonemasons), and a house sign using enlarged lettered panel.

It is made from a French limestone called Bretignac, similar in colour and general appearance to Bath Stone,  but slightly more porous with an open grain texture.

From the concept stage, A F Jones helped to develop the detailing and interfaces with the supporting structure behind the entablature.  We then completed the full 3D drawings,  production & full installation.

The design featured a carving of a Pomegranate Tree, and also a carved plaque for the house name which we enjoyed making.    We hope the carved detail shall be well admired for years to come.

What a splendid handsome result.

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