St Mary’s Church Wavendon The clay tiles on the Chancel and Vestry roofs were failing and are being replaced. Additionally all cast iron guttering is being refurbished. The work is on going. A covered scaffolding was erected to protect the decorative ceiling inside the Chancel.The nibs on the tiles were deteriorating and the underlying laths were not providing support.The laths have rotted and the nails rusted. The main timbers are still in good condition.Hessian reinforced bitumen felt was installed together with new softwood timber battens.Hand made clay nibbed tiles being fixed. They were chosen to match the originals for colour and texture.New tiles laid on the south side of the Chancel. The work is on going.The iron dowels used origianlly to pin the stones together had corroded and expanded.In doing so this had cracked and damaged the stone at the top of the buttress. The photo show the old stone removed ready for new limestone to be built back.Stonework supported with wooden props prior to new stones being fixed.Scaffolding down and stonework rebuilt. Stainless steel dowels were used to pin the stones together and back to the main body of the wall.Work completed. North Chancel and Vestry roof retiled. All guttering was taken down, stripped of paint, repainted with six coats of paint and refixed.South Chancel roof retiled. All guttering was taken down, stripped of paint, repainted with six coats of paint and refixed.