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Home > Restorations of special significance. (Preserving Crypts of Maple Leaf, the Crimean War Stone, and plotting the Henson Cemetery) > *****Preserving these special Historical Monuments ... > Restoration / Preservation of the Eberts Crypt

Last additions - Restoration / Preservation of the Eberts Crypt
Photo: Trish NighMajor brick work being
done on the Eberts crypt
Oct 27, 2010
Photo: Trish NighAntonio & Paul
rebuilding the
Eberts crypt
Oct 27, 2010
Photo: Trish NighFirst section of the
crypt is almost complete
Oct 27, 2010
Photo: Trish NighThe rebuilding has begun
Antonia DaCosta & his
son Paul, are kept busy
Oct 27, 2010
Photo: Trish NighEberts Crypt full exposed (cp)Oct 27, 2010
Photo: Trish NighAntonio DaCosta brought in some
reclaimed bricks to rebuild the
walls of the crypt.
Crypt is now ready for work to begin
Oct 27, 2010
Photo: Trish NighThe slab top will lie on some
2 x 4's to keep it up off the ground.
Making it easier to lift and put back
in place once the crypt is rebuilt.
Oct 27, 2010
Photo: Trish NighThe top was secured with large
nylon type straps & lifted off by
Smyth Memorials.
Bert controls the lift process
with the remote on the truck
Oct 27, 2010
Photo: Trish NighA good view of the actual
deterioration of this beautiful
Eberts Crypt.
Oct 27, 2010
Photo: Trish NighEBERTS Crypt
**top end of crypt is exposed
showing the arch design of the
burial tomb.
**the arch helps to bear and distribute
the weight to the outside walls
**this section is also loose and
needs to be remortared to keep
it from caving in.
Sep 15, 2010
Photo: Trish NighEBERTS Crypt
**loose bricks and mortar
being removed in preparation
of repairs
Sep 15, 2010
Photo: Trish NighEBERTS Crypt
**Paul Thorpe has finished
the trench and roped off the area.
**Smyths to arrive to remove the top
**Antonio & Paul DaCosta will do
the repairs to the walls of the crypt.
Sep 15, 2010
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