The work on the doorway has been completed, with the framework edging finished off, ready to take the doors that arrive in September:
The next big job has been the window on the opposite (east-facing) wall. There is no concrete tie or supporting lintel around the small window we are enlarging - and there is a mixture of small stones and some very large ones:
Then the gap on the exterior side is enlarged (the wall is half a metre plus thick, so there is actually external and internal layers of stone that means that both an exterior and interior lintel are required).
Once both lintels are in, then the remainder of the stonework can be taken out and, as with the doorway, the finishing work is done so that all is ready to take the frame and window: