Furniss & Sons Ltd. 


Furniss & Sons Ltd. are building contractors, specialising in restoration & conservation works to historic buildings. We are based in the Stable Block, Wentworth, South Yorkshire,  here we have our large workshop which is well equiped for carrying out stonecarving,  joinery manufacture & decorative leadwork manufacture.


 Furniss & Sons are an established family business, and have many years of experience spanning  generations, the family are recorded in the 1760's  carrying out stone masonry work throughout the 8 year construction of the Stable Block at Wentworth Woodhouse. Later in the 18th century some of the larger projects undertaken include in the 1790's the building of a cotton mill and later the construction of a new Church in the village of Bolsterstone, the hand written day book for the Bolsterstone project survives containing many interesting entries.

Furniss & Sons are Principal Contractors and as such undertake 

  •    Church Reorders
  •    Country House Restoration 
  •    Conservation Works
  •    Monuments
  •    Estate Maintenance
  •    Structural Stabilisation to Historic Buildigs 

Over the years Furniss & Sons have undertaken building & refurbishment works to many interesting projects including works to Country Houses, Cathedrals, Historic Churches, Monuments, Estate Properties, Country Pubs & Victorian Railway Stations. 


The trades we offer are,

  • Stone Masonry & Brickwork
  • Sheet Lead, Copper & Zinc Roofing
  • Traditional Lime Plastering & Mouldings
  • Joinery & Joinery Manufacture
  • Traditional Roofing
  • Decorative Leadwork
  • High Class Decorative work
  • General Building Works & Drainage
  • Plumbing - Heating - Gas Fitting 


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