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The Repair of Historic Buildings

The Repair of Historic Buildings

A revised work offering comprehensive advice on how damage from inadequate maintenance can be avoided. It remains aware that a programme of repair must take into account a building's unique character condition and historical development and covers principles and methods of repair.Paperback…

£13.99

Practical Building Conservation: Stone

Practical Building Conservation: Stone

…causes of decay; Diagnosis: determining conservation needs. Part IV Treatment and repair: Project planning and development; Structural repair; Non-structural repair; Cleaning; Desalination; Consolidation; Repair of stone elements; Protective coatings; Part V Care and Maintenance: Care and…

£80.00

Practical Building Conservation: Timber

Practical Building Conservation: Timber

…how and why timber decays or faults occur and the methods of assessing and dealing with this. The bulk of the book covers appropriate methods of repair and maintenance.Contents: About this book; Using these books; Part I Materials and History of Use: Wood: biology and properties; Conversion and…

£80.00

Guidebook: The Jewel Tower

Guidebook: The Jewel Tower

…king’s goods sent them for repair and dispatched them to other castles and manors.As royal residence moved away from Westminster in the 16th century the tower became a Parliamentary record office preserving the records of the House of Lords. The building was repaired and protected against fire…

£3.50

Practical Building Conservation: Concrete

Practical Building Conservation: Concrete

…Treatment & Repair describes the range ofmethods that can be used to deal with the causes and consequences of deterioration and damage. This is followed by a chapter of Case Studies where specific examples are used to illustrate some of these general principles of repair. The final chapter…

£80.00

Practical Building Conservation: Conservation Basics

Practical Building Conservation: Conservation Basics

…reconcile conflicts between fauna and flora and historic buildings.Managing Maintenance & Repair describes the processes involved in devising planning and managing programmes of maintenance and repairs for buildings of all types and sizes. Finally the chapter Planning for Emergencies deals with…

£80.00

Practical Building Conservation: Earth Brick & Terracotta

Practical Building Conservation: Earth Brick & Terracotta

…It considers their technological evolution the processes causing deterioration and how these should be assessed and the methods used for their repair and maintenance.About the Author: The contents reflect the work of the Building Conservation and Research Team their colleagues at Historic England…

£110.00

Practical Building Conservation: Roofing

Practical Building Conservation: Roofing

…coverings and the book provides information about their technological evolution the processes causing deterioration and ways of assessing problems and solutions. Repairs maintenance and conflicts with modern practices are also covered.Published: December 2013Extent: 350 pagesBinding: Hardback 

£80.00

Guidebook: Mount Grace Priory

Guidebook: Mount Grace Priory

…comfortable residence. At the end of the 19th century the industrialist Sir Lowthian Bell extended the house in the Arts and Crafts style and began repair of the priory ruins.Today visitors can see the layout of the whole priory including a reconstructed and furnished cell the typically small…

£3.50

Practical Building Conservation: Mortars, Renders & Plasters

Practical Building Conservation: Mortars, Renders & Plasters

…history physical properties and deterioration of these important materials. Methods of assessing condition and evaluating options for treatment and repair are discussed together with a range of practical conservation techniques and maintenance strategies.Contents: About this book; Using these books;…

£80.00

Guidebook: Bolsover Castle

Guidebook: Bolsover Castle

…for the Royalists during the Civil War but he was defeated at the Battle of Marston Moor in 1644 and went into exile. On his return in 1660 he repaired Bolsover built the Riding House Range and rebuilt the state apartment.Decline under Cavendish’s son Henry who dismantled the state apartment…

£4.00

Practical Building Conservation: Metals

Practical Building Conservation: Metals

…the conservation of a group of materials that have been used in buildings for everything from structural components and fixings to weatherproofing repairs and decoration. It covers both the iron-based and the non-ferrous metals (such as copper bronze and lead) in each case considering technological…

£80.00

Guidebook: Eltham Palace

Guidebook: Eltham Palace

…Courtaulds left Eltham in 1944 and the site was occupied by Army educational units until 1992. English Heritage took over the site in 1995 repairing and restoring the 1930s house and gardens. This year Paul Peirano’s room Virginia’s walk-in wardrobe and the basement rooms have…

£4.50

Large Leather Goblet

Large Leather Goblet

…may vary.They will last a lifetime and longer if looked after. If you squeeze the body too hard the pitch may crack. Pitched lined vessels can be repaired by gentle remelting of the pitch surface with a hot flat knife blade. The body may be polished from time to time but always use a leather…

£30.00

Small Leather Goblet

Small Leather Goblet

…may vary.They will last a lifetime and longer if looked after. If you squeeze the body too hard the pitch may crack. Pitched lined vessels can be repaired by gentle remelting of the pitch surface with a hot flat knife blade. The body may be polished from time to time but always use a leather…

£28.00

Guidebook: Wrest Park

Guidebook: Wrest Park

…rented to the American ambassador for a time and used as a hospital during the First World War when the house was damaged by fire. Although it was repaired Wrest was sold in 1917 after which it fell into decline. From 1948 it was home to the National Institute of Agricultural Engineering later the…

£5.00

Guidebook: Pevensey Castle

Guidebook: Pevensey Castle

…of the 'Saxon Shore' forts. After the Norman Conquest a castle with a strong keep was built within the ruined fort and the Roman wall repaired. The castle was besieged four times but was never captured by force only twice surrendering through famine. Pevensey last saw active service during…

£3.00

Practical Building Conservation: Glass and Glazing

Practical Building Conservation: Glass and Glazing

…and damage; Glass deterioration; Glazing deterioration; Assessment; Treatment and repair; Care and maintenance. Part II Windows: A brief history of windows; Deterioration and damage; Assessment; Treatment and repair; Care and maintenance. Part III Stained Glass: Colouring glass; Deterioration. Part…

£80.00

Monuments and the Millennium

Monuments and the Millennium

An international conference 'Public Monuments into the Millennium' organized jointly by English Heritage and the Stone and Metals Sections of the UKIC with the support of the Public Monuments and Sculpture Association 20-22 May 1998.Environmental issues are central to many schemes planned to…

£5.00

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