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Inglenook rebuilds back to their former glory

1 Prior to starting the restoration we have a modernised fireplace which once was a inglenook

1 Shoring up and removing the modern fireplace

3.  Rebuilding is underway  after locating the true dimensions of the original inglenook

3. The inglenook re instated once again

3.The start of the restoration  a modern fireplace which has been built to replace the original inglenook

3. After much research of the local area to distinguish  the original construction of the Georgian inglenooks  and locating the true dimensions of the original inglenook the rebuilding can begin

3.After many weeks the Georgian inglenook restored back to its original format

3. The modernised cement rendered Tudor inglenook prior to commencement

3. The beam is still structurally sound but requires a sympathetic repair and rebuilding can begin

3. Evidence is found that there was originally stand in areas within the Tudor inglenook

3. The restored  Tudor inglenook

3. The modern fireplace with false beams  prior to starting

3. Shoring up and rebuilding of the brickwork and insertion of the structural oak beam

3. The inglenook now structurally sound

3. The inglenook now rightfully restored back to its original granduer