Exeter Stonemason Shows That He’s The Boss

26 June 2019

Exeter Cathedral Advanced Apprentice Stonemason Cristian Nicchitta, has won the Weymouth College annual Boss Stone Carving Competition.

Cristian, who has recently achieved his NVQ2 in stonemasonry, was awarded the ‘Best Overall Boss’ for his carving of a stiff-leaf foliage boss.

The Annual Boss Stone carving competition has been running for over twenty years. Participants have two and a half days to create a ceiling boss according to a particular theme, which, this year was foliage.

Chris Sampson, Clerk Of Works at Exeter Cathedral said: “It is a real achievement for Cristian to win this competition and make his mark as part of the highly esteemed Cathedral stonemason team.”

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