Frocester Tower

Bexcopter created a short video about St Peters Church in Frocester, Gloucestershire. The following video was made to act as an example of building survey and inspection, to see what an unmanned aerial system could do to help conserve and monitor buildings for an up and coming conference in November 2013. The COTAC conference works closely with English Heritage and National Trust to provide an insight into how modern technology, such as aerial systems, can help monitor and maintain Englands heritage. As you’ll notice the video features a basic overview of the church spire and its grounds as well as a close up of the lead work, spire and brick work. Previously using old methods this would have required rigging or scaffolding.

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Today all that remains of St Peters Church is the Tower and porch standing. During 17th century the church was ruinous and abandoned until 1849, when a man named Francis Niblett restored the church and tower. However in 1952 it was again demolished for stone work to build a chapel at Wycliffe College in Stonehouse. The Pictures below illustrate what is left today and over a unique perspective;

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These photo’s were taken with our unmanned aerial system named Molly. Molly is our light lift system which features GPS, Brushless gimbals and accessories to carry a Go Pro Hero 3 Black, capable of video and photo production.

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