Stone tagged with 'Cemeteries'


Stone tagged with 'Cemeteries'

Many stone types and subtypes have been treated by ConservArt LLC, including granites, limestones, marbles, sandstones, schists, and slates. The overall treatment plan is carefully designed to appropriately address the need and condition of the specific stone object. Thorough testing and monitoring of each treatment phase, ensures appropriate material selection and application procedures. A successful treatment can only be achieved by sequencing each conservation treatment phase at the appropriate time, and by allowing for appropriate cure times for all conservation materials, particularly when stone consolidaionis required. The client is informed of the progress of each treatment phase and consulted with all aesthetic choices.

Treatments include the following:
– Stone Analysis
– Mortar Analysis
– General Cleaning
– Poultices
– Scale and Deposit Removal
– Consolidation of Calcareous & Siliceous Stones
– Injections
– Repair of Broken Sections
– Core Removal of Failing Anchors
– Replacement Carvings
– Composite Patching
– Fills
– Safe Joint Rake-out
– Pointing
– Rigging
– Structural Armatures& Reinforcement
– Anchoring Systems
– Maintenance

  • Williams Family Cemetery

    Historical Significance This site served as the family cemetery of the Williams family, descendents of Roger Williams, Rhode Island’s founder, from 1710 to 1871.  The cemetery is located in the….

  • Granary Burying Ground

    Historical Significance Founded in 1660 on Tremont Street, the Granary Burying Ground is the third oldest burying ground in Boston, and the first stop on Boston’s Freedom Trail. Once part….

  • Durham Town Cemetery

    Historical Significance The brownstone gravemarker of brothers Luther B. and Seymore L. White is a rare Civil War era gravemarker depicting a musical instrument.  A relief of a drum adorns….

  • Dorchester North Burying Ground

    Historical Significance The Dorchester North Burying Ground was established in 1634 as the first burying ground in Dorchester, MA.  The burying ground was landscaped in 1834 by Boston resident and….

  • North Burial Ground

    Historical Significance The largest municipal cemetery in New England, the North Burial Ground in Providence, RI, dates from 1700.  Its 35,000 gravemarkers offer an eclectic array of funerary sculpture in….


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