You are not logged in. Login now | Register

New Lime & Lath Plaster Ceilings & Walls

Lime plaster specialists with over 35 years experience 

The lath and plaster combination is the traditional material for the construction of walls and ceilings. It is still appropriate for new walls and ceilings in historic and certain listed buildings. It is also the preferred choice where cost is less important than specification.

  • A typical lath and plaster construction is a combination of riven laths nailed to timbers behind and three coats of lime plaster – scratch coat, floating coat and finish coat.
  • Time needs to be given between coats for curing. Curing time is affected by temperature and atmospheric conditions.
  • The amount of labour, the skill level required of the craftsmen and the time expended through the process is reflected in the cost.
  • At the end of the process the reward for the cost invested is traditional plasterwork with a fine finish and beautiful texture.

Stevensons have undertaken historic lime plasterwork in private and public buildings over the years in many locations throughout the UK.

The type of property involved ranges from historic palaces to a single room in a private house.

Related Service Areas and Case Studies

Lime Plaster Vaulted Ceilings

Lime Plaster Vaulted Ceilings

Stevensons undertake lime plasterwork to ceilings and walls. A specialist aspect of our ceiling work is the forming in situ ...
service
New Lath and Lime Plaster Walls in Principal Areas of Stoke Rochford Hall, Lincolnshire

New Lath and Lime Plaster Walls in Principal Areas of Stoke Rochford Hall, Lincolnshire

Stevensons were appointed to reinstate all the historic plasterwork in the main areas of Stoke Rochford Hall which were lost ...
case study
New Library Ceiling at Felbrigg Hall, Norfolk

New Library Ceiling at Felbrigg Hall, Norfolk

The National Trust decided to form a lath and plaster ceiling in the library of Felbrigg Hall. Their brief was ...
case study
New Walls & Ceilings, Grade I Listed House, Oxfordshire

New Walls & Ceilings, Grade I Listed House, Oxfordshire

Stevensons were awarded the contract for the fibrous plaster and lime plasterwork required for a prestigious Grade I listed Private ...
case study
Plaster Ceiling Restoration

Plaster Ceiling Restoration

Ceiling surveys, reports, securing ceilings, restoration and reinstatement. 35 years experience with listed and period properties, hotels, theatres, churches, public ...
service
Plaster Restoration

Plaster Restoration

Traditional plaster restoration using fibrous and lime plaster is a specialist service that Stevensons has 35 years experience in. Projects ...
service