Master Mason, Peter Dare | A Stone Mason Profile
Peter was born in the United Kingdom.He has more than 45 years experience as a Mason, having completed his apprenticeship as a Banker Mason in the Roman Mines in Devon. His basic modern construction skills were gained in Swansea and then restoration at Oxford, which lead later into conservation. These skills were gained in the days when Masons who worked away from their homes, worked in excess of 80 hours per week. Peter has worked on many conservation and preservation projects in the United Kingdom particularly through contracts for English Heritage, the Landmark Trust, Exeter City and Devon County Council and Churches. He worked in close consultation with architects and carried out research into materials and uses, including the use of correct tools and methods on existing works.