Shooters Hill SE18

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This Edwardian semi sits high on Shooters Hill exposed to south westerly winds. The red quoin features had suffered spalling (deterioration of brick surface) this is a common occurrence with red brick. The brick replacement was in the region of 150 bricks as always Mahon used matching imperial size bricks for the restoration.

The brick fa├žade was then cleaned and finally pointed in ribbon style using natural lime mortars.

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