Conservation Tour. Week 18.

DAY 01-02: Conservation Brickwork with Master Craftsman Dr. Gerard Lynch.

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Brick Workshop. 
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Ochres and dyes.

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Bricks at Someries Castle – C15. Early slop moulded and clamp fired bricks making for beautiful variety in color and texture. 
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Swept stair – the photo really doesn’t do it justice. 
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Machicolations. 
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Haughton House. C17. http://www.english-heritage.org.uk/visit/places/houghton-house/?utm_source=Google%20Business&utm_campaign=Local%20Listings&utm_medium=Google%20Business%20Profiles&utm_content=houghton%20house

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Brick. God. 
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Aoife under some nice Spandrels. Someries Castle. 
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St. Mary Magdalene church, Willen.

 

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Drawing by John Piper. http://collections.vam.ac.uk/item/O1105549/busbys-church-willen-watercolour-piper-john/

 

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DAY 03-05: Stoke-on-Trent
Intro into Encaustic / Geometric Tiles.

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Middleport Pottery. Home of the world-famous Burleigh. http://www.middleportpottery.org/

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Bottle kiln. 

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Visiting the Wedgwood Institute.

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Spode. 

 

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Ditherington Flax Mill. The first iron-framed building in the world!

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‘The Firing Line’. 
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Stoke-made-encaustics! 

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Gladstone Pottery. 

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Home for the weekend. 
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Shirt-making-continues! 

 

 

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