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Lindisfarne - Completed External Elevations
The scaffolding is finally stripped on the south and east lower battery elevations to reveal the sneck harling finish.
Beneath the sneck harling, numerous severely eroded stones have been replaced, and all mortar joints have been cut out and packed and pinned.
It was important to complete the sneck harling in one continuous visit and, after military-style planning; this was achieved to create a seamless finish.