Installing a Stud/Dry Lining to a Stone Wall


Postby Ciderman » Fri Apr 19, 2019 5:15 am

Good morning folks.
I would like to dry line or stud the kitchen walls in a 170 year old converted barn.
The consensus may be that I am wrong to cover all the lovely exposed stonework but I want to be able to install a new kitchen and tile the walls for cleanliness and to add a nice modern look.
The stone is roughly 18" thick, bare stone with no cavity and is in very sound condition with no damp whatsoever.... thankfully.
What I want to do is add a batten stud dry lining from floor to ceiling, for installing a new kitchen.
My main question is - do I need to add a damp proof membrane before attaching the batten and insulation.
Since there is zero damp, I am conscious of creating an unwantes condensation risk with a membrane against the cold stone.
Ideally I want to keep the stud wall as thin as possible to not reduce the kitchen area too much.
Was hoping to get away with an appriximate 2" stud wall thickness and add some sort of insulation.
Any advice or wisdom on this would be very appreciated.
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Postby Ciderman » Sun Apr 21, 2019 6:27 pm

Hmmm... ok then.... any recommendations on what sort of vapour barrier to use? Type, manufacturer.... that kind of thing?

Maybe I'm asking the wrong question....
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