Works will preserve future of Horncastle’s Stanhope Memorial

Works are being carried out on the Stanhope Memorial in Market Place, Horncastle. EMN-190322-160649001
Works are being carried out on the Stanhope Memorial in Market Place, Horncastle. EMN-190322-160649001

Works are being carried out on the Stanhope Memorial, in Market Place, Horncastle, to help preserve its future.

Speaking to the Horncastle News yesterday (Friday), a spokesperson from East Lindsey District Council confirmed: “Paul Ellis, Stone Mason is currently carrying out cleaning and re-pointing work to the memorial to preserve its future

“Paul has previously worked on the Clock Tower at Skegness for the council and he also worked on Lincoln Cathedral for a few years.

“The work will take approximately a week to 10 days to complete.”

Horncastle Town Council also received correspondence from East Lindsey District Council dealing other works regarding the memorial.

A statement from ELDC added: “There is also a new bollard to be installed to replace the one that is currently missing and the damaged limestone paving setts around the base will be replaced to match the existing.”