Marcus Mitchell stone MasonMarcus Mitchell - Stone Mason
Educated at Dauntseys school on the edge of Salisbury plain, and with Stonehenge and Avebury on his doorstep Marcus developed a passion for stone and its place in the landscape. He then went on to do a degree in Geology at Kingston Polytechnic as it was then. Becoming disillusioned with geology as an outlet for his creative instincts he went on to work for a small local builder, starting as a labourer he developed an interest in working on old buildings. Keen to learn more he went on a ‘working with lime' course with SPAB, did a dry stone walling course with BCTV and 3 years at Bath Stone Masonry college to gain his NVQs. It was there that he met his colleague Hugh.

Hugh Sawyer

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Hugh Sawyer – Banker Mason

Brought up in Box, Hugh is descended from a long line of local builders. After an initial career in the civil service in Bath Hugh took early retirement and, reverting to kind, went on to do his NVQs at Bath  Stone Masonry college where he  met Marcus. Hugh also occasionally works with his daughter Tracy, a stained glass worker, helping to fix the finished panels into stone window openings.

 

 

 

 

Primrose the Cat

 

 

 

 

 

 

Primrose the cat

Welfare officer, ensures the workshop is kept free of mice or other such beasties which might otherwise help themselves to our sandwiches.


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