An investigation of the state of the tower of Salthouse St Nicholas at high level to identify the type of mortar on all the four walls which was mainly cement.
Due to the wind, and the uneven ground they were only able to use the cherry-picker outside on the south side of tower.

Church warden in te cherry-picker
Andrew Wigley, Churchwarden about to ascend in the 'car'

A view we don't usually see! >

Seeing the figure 'face-on' reveals it to be
a groteque gargoyle - something we can't
appreciate at ground level!
















when work begins next year,it is intended to use a hydraulic hot-lime mortar


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