Stone Carver and Lettercutter

Gary Churchman


One of a pair of stone Corinthian Capitals carved in Bianco P Marble. These replacement capitals are accurate copies  of those fire that were ravaged in the devastating fire at the Darnley Mausoleum, Cobham Hall, Kent.

Approx. size: 900 x 900 x 800 mm

Carved upside down for ease of access.

Bianco Pi marble.  Corintian capital for the Darnley Mausoleum, Kent.  Gary Churchman, stone carver and lettercutter.
Corinthian capital, Bianco Pi marble.  Carved pair by Gary Churchman, stone carver and lettercutter.
Corner pilaster.  Restoration.  Apply House, London.  Portland stone. carved by Gary Churchman.

Carved Portland stone Corinthian Capital restoration at Apsley House, Hyde Park Corner, London. The carvings suffered much erosion due to weathering and required a great deal of restoration. The pale areas are newly carved after the perished, friable areas were cut away and sockets created to take the new stone carvings.  The new sections are inserted into deep ‘slots’ for stability with stainless steel dowels. approx 1200mm square

Pair of Corinthian Capitals carved on site at the Egyptian Cultural Centre, Mayfair, London. Restoration due to severe weathering of the original.  Damaged areas cut out and new stone blocks were fitted, this stone was then carved in-situ, copying adjacent carvings faithfully.

Each approx 600 x 600 x 300mm.

Kew Garden Capitals

Portland stone

Acanthus leaf forms