Those shelters, as the mineral exploitation and loading dock, were restored and posts in value by Bateig Natural Stone. The restoration project was carried out by the commitment made in this day by our company to the municipality of Elda, in order to protect this heritage an exemplary action.
The diverse restoration work and conservation was made by team headed by Ivana Ponsoda Revert, architect specialized in dried stones work, which also developed with planimetrical
The stonemasons shelters on the Bateig quarry: living history of a historic material
The restoration with dry Stone Bateig respected in scrupulous way the original design of each element, despite the fact that the conservation were being undertaken for years. Fences of protection and signal balises were placed in order to protect various constructive elements.
The stonemason shelters of the Bateig quarry constitute
Several visits and excursions were already organized to the area. Unfortunately, not every shelter can be visited, given the fact that mining sites have very strict safety standards.
It is imperative to bring to citizens an industrial activity that is one of the most important for the region, in order to see at firs-hand how the sector of natural stone in Alicante has become the most important in all Spain along the history.