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Best Craftsperson or Apprentice on a Heritage Rescue or Repair Project

This award recognises a volunteer, professional or apprentice who has demonstrated an application of craft skills that has been key in repairing or rescuing a historic site. The winner of the 2017 award in this category is Kenny Brunskill of Stone Technical Services for the repair of the Walkers Pottery Bottle Kilns (Corbridge, Northumberland).
  • A team of people work on cherry pickers and on the ground at the Corbridge bottle kilns site

    Corbridge Bottle Kilns

    Kenny Brunskill used ropes and spider cranes to carry out vital repointing and brick replacement at the Corbridge bottle kilns.

  • Barholm Old Hall and dovecote

    Barholm Old Hall Dovecote

    Anthony Good guided the repair of the 17th-century dovecote in the grounds of Barholm Old Hall.

  • View of the historic Fog Battery on Lundy Island, looking down towards the sea

    Lundy Island Fog Battery

    Rachel Thompson worked on the conservation of the fog battery station complex on remote Lundy Island.

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