Topic: Practical Building Conservation

The presentation of the Practical Building Conservation book series, a 10 volume addressed to those who look after historic buildings, or who work on them, from architects, surveyors, engineers, conservators, to contractors and conservation officers, but also of interest to owners, curators, students and researchers.

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Practical Building Conservation: Stone

Stone is one of the oldest and most versatile building materials. Its use ranges from providing essential support and protection to sophisticated embellishment. There is an enormous ranges of different stones, methods of working and uses, which contributes to our architectural heritage. In the UK, much of the Province’s built heritage is constructed of stone – castles, churches, cathedrals, stately…