Survey and Restoration of the Church of Santo Gemine

Survey and Restoration of the Church of Santo Gemine

The church of Santo Gemine has been rebuilt several times, and is one of the oldest churches in San Gemini. Its history is not very clear prior to the 19th century. This renovation focused on: the façade and exterior perimeter of the church were surveyed, in the gardens adjacent to the church, five test pits have been excavated and the restoration of the façade commenced in 2005 and was finished in 2010.

 The church has been rebuilt several times, and is one of the oldest churches in San Gemini. Its history is not very clear prior to the 19th century.

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Restoration of Facade of the Oratory of San Carlo

Restoration of Facade of the Oratory of San Carlo

The façade of the church is in relatively good condition, but it’s due for a round of maintenance. This will include: cleaning the stone masonry; partial pointing of the masonry joints; and the removal of any inappropriate material, such as Portland Cement mortar joints that can, over time, cause damage to the church structure.

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