All Saints Reordering Project 2016

 

 

                        

 

 

 
 

 

 

 

 
 

Octagonal Labyrinth being marked out to check position 

 (underneath is the  masking tape square labyrinth )

 

 

 
 

Everyone needs a tea break

 

 

 
 

            

2nd March 2016

Beauty of  Medieval  Corbel - now exposed now in the  new toilet 

 

Admiring the beauty of the small Arch

 
 

Looking all the way up the tower 

 

Tower corner completely exposed making room for the new kitchen /loo/ ringing balcony 

 

 
 

         

The font was  temporarily moved to a safe spot 

 

    

The hole for the font 

 
 

   

The box door frame was removed exposing the doors which are not original and were removed 

 

 

    

In the choir area new  tiles were  needed to fill the space left by the removal of the front choir stand 

 
 

All existing choir stalls and organ were  carefully covered 

 

      Plugs  and electric sockets were carefully marked on the pillars and round the church 

 
 

An Archaeologist was  on hand for drainage holes and inspection chambers 

 

Plans of all kinds were checked in situ with all involved 

 
 

MARCH 16th Update 

 


Henry enjoyed the high level cleaning  

 
 


John and Colin did weekly inspection.            
looking carefully at the high level windows. 

 
A Lightbulb moment 
 
 
 Beautiful ancient walls exposed ready for new plaster and paint 
 
Inspection of the tower wall 
 
 
Electric cable delivery
 
Hope the speed limit is not for the workers.
 
 
Drains were dug and paths renewed.
 
Some cobwebs still remain in tact,a year on, where is the spider?
 
 
Plans were carefully followed,everything was checked
and explained at the site meetings 
 
Members of the Church building group checked  in regularly  to see the progress.
 
 
An old Easter tomb is found - who remembers this?
 
Light and power are needed to work in church, this place is well plugged in. 
 
 


Rubble was  removed. 

 


Work Vans reflect the church,showing how much was going on

 

 
 
APRIL 2016 - high level inspection of windows and wood 
 
stunning carvings seen close up 
 
 
Miriam with her tambourine - her face is loosing definition as it faces the North winds 
 
Beautiful carvings at the highest level of church 
 
 
Exquisite carvings of grapes and vine leaves
 
Beautiful Pomegranites adorn the ceiling all the way round the church 
 
 
Angels play instruments 
   
 

MAY New proch windows are fitted 

 

The walls up high are painted the same colour as St Mary's Church a beautiful creamy white 

 
 

Joists were put in for ceilings and subsequently

taken out as the stairs were in the wrong place.

 

Tiles were taken up from the High altar area ready to be relayed when  the step was removed to bring the altar down a step.

 
 

May23rd 2016

Jupiter Underfloor Heating System 

 

 

Underfloor heating tiles in the sunshine. the white line around the edge is the hearing loop system .

 
 

The Ancaster tiles arrived 

 

Labyrinth plan for the stones.

 
 

A view from  the kitchen area looking out into the loo and services cupboard  the  wall is missing.

 

Setting out side aisle tiles 

 
 

June 2016 

The floor has started to be laid from the middle of the Labyrinth out 

 

Notice how the marble reflects the windows and look like tiny rivers 

 
 

Ancaster Limestone with Purbeck Marble inbetween 

 

The floor is completely level throughout the church. 

 
         


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