Shellcrete at the Fulton Mansion

Shellcrete at the Fulton Mansion

Posted by on Jul 10, 2013 in Journal, Material Conservation

The Fulton Mansion in Rockport, Texas was an innovative structure when it was built in 1877.  In addition to its numerous modern amenities, a very interesting regional construction method was incorporated into its foundation, basement walls and vaulted porch floor structure. Shellcrete (also referred to as ‘tabby‘) was a material that had been utilized in […]