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Rose of Jericho Team

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Our Details

T: 01935 83676

Horchester Farm
Holywell, Dorchester
DT2 0LL.

Opening Times

Monday: 8am – 5pm
Tuesday: 8am – 5pm
Wednesday: 8am – 5pm
Thursday: 8am – 5pm
Friday: 8am – 4:30pm
Saturday: Closed
Sunday: Closed

Please Note:

Most materials are supplied from stock, but orders should be placed by phone, as many mortars and paints are made to order. Orders can be collected from our workshops at Holywell Dorset, or delivered nationwide on a next day service.

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Tom Balch


Tom oversees the running of Rose of Jericho. Having studied history at the University of Bristol he was a recipient of the VCH Young Historian of the Year. With colour, commercial and design experience gained in the print and media industries he has spent the past decade undertaking a variety of conservation projects, including a project to handmake soft mud bricks using a traditional wood fired brick clamp.
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Nigel England

General Manager & Colour Specialist

Starting as a paint maker with St Blaise and progressing to general manager, Nigel has worked at Rose of Jericho for nearly two decades. Nigel is a colour specialist able to accurately replicate a paint colour or mortar sample by eye.  Prior to joining Rose of Jericho he ran a landscape gardening company looking after the grounds of several of Dorset’s historic houses.
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Peter Ellis FSA

Historic Buildings Consultant

Peter Ellis has been involved with the conservation and repair of traditional and historic buildings for the majority of his career. He has developed analytical procedures specifically relevant to historic materials and enjoys an international reputation for the analysis of mortars and plasters. He is a contributor to the recently revised English Heritage Practical Building Conservation series, and has been an advisor on many major projects in the UK and North America. He is a Fellow of the Society of Antiquaries.

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