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Restoration work at Rolleston church

Original sections of the church wall had been built in Mansfield white sandstone and a local mudstone. Previous repairs to the wall had been completed with a cement mortar that had caused much of the damage to the stone.  A softer Ancaster limestone has been used to replace older stones which had not fared well alongside the cement mortar. Mudstone is a softer sandstone and much of this had delaminated.

Nottinghamshire Historic Churches Trust were pleased to assist with funding the restoration.