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Architectural Case Studies

Chilstone have worked on a wide variety of architectural stonework and garden landscaping projects throughout the UK and abroad. On this page you can find out more about some of the projects we are most proud of including The Laskett, Sir Roy Strong's spectacular private gardens on the Welsh borders. Homewood Ridge House in Langton Green is a great perfect of an architectural stonework scheme that is not only sympathetic to the design of the property, but also the houses in the surrounding area. We will be adding a wide variety of projects - hopefully providing further inspiration. 

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Architectural Case Studies

Extension and Restoration project for The Church of Scientology at Saint Hill, Sussex

Saint Hill Manor is a country house near East Grinstead in Sussex, built by Gibbs Crawfurd in 1792. It was bought by L. Ron Hubbard and became the British headquarters of the Church of Scientology after a large restoration project.

Saint Hill Manor is situated on 59 acres of landscaped gardens overlooking the hills of the Weald. The church wanted to restore, extend and preserve this historic monument, which is regarded as one of the finest 18th century sandstone building in Sussex and is open to the public all year round.

Chilstone were approached to design and colour match some distinguishing stone features for two projects as part of the extensive restoration and extension of the property.

The first project was two blend an extension with an existing building to create a spa for the members of the church. We had to match stonework including; quoins, sills and coping stones in a dusky pink colour. We supplied several colour samples for them to choose and produced the bespoke cast stone.

The second project was an extension to the existing main building. We once again made new quoins and coping stones to match the distinctive stonework. We supplied over 600 metres of stone which needed to be made and delivered within a tight time frame. We liaised throughout process with the project management team in America.

The new building was unveiled at their annual IAS event in October when 1000s of Scientologist's attend their annual conference in this, the head-quarters. The client was extremely happy, with our work.

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Chilstone Stone Temples For Weddings

Wedding Venues - Rheinfield Hotel
Chilstone Stone Temples For Weddings

Maximising Revenue for Hotel Grounds and offering outdoor venues for wedding ceremonies with a Chilstone Stone Temple. For an investment of around £5,000 to install, you can charge a premium for creating a wonderful outdoor setting.

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Chilstone Bespoke Cast Stone at Saint Hill

Extension and Restoration project for The Church of Scientology at Saint Hill, Sussex
Bespoke Cast Stone

Bespoke restoration and extension project with colour matching from Chilstone's experienced Architectural team

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Restoration Chilstone Florence Nightingale Urn

The Florence Nightingale Urn
Restoration Project

Chilstone had the great honour restoring and replicating this ornate urn which once graced the gardens of Florence Nightingale’s family home, Embley Park in Hampshire.

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Chilstone Architectural Stone Work

Sennocke Construction
Architectural Stone Work

Chilstone were approached by local
developer Neil Truman for bespoke
stone for his contemporary design.

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Chilstone Garden Ornaments | Laskett Gardens

Laskett Gardens
Garden Ornaments

Sir Roy Strong has been a valued client,
collaborating with Chilstone for over 40 years
on his world renowned Laskett Gardens, the
largest private garden designed since 1945.

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