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Subject: West Dean College Building Conservation Masterclasses

West Dean College Building Conservation Masterclasses

From: Marie-Odile Robbins <westdean>
Date: Friday, March 5, 1999
West Dean College
Building Conservation Masterclasses
Repair of Traditionally Constructed Brickwork BC 3D7
April 13-16, 1999

Course Leader: Richard Harris, Research Director
at the Weald & Downland Open Air Museum; runs the MSc course
in Conservation of Timber Buildings for Bournemouth University;
specialist author on the construction and repair of timber

Principal Tutor: Gerard Lynch, internationally
acknowledged leader in the field of brickwork and its historical
conservation, particularly for his outstanding range of practical
and technical skills and his use of traditional methods and
materials; author of Gauged Brickwork and Brickwork: History,
Technology and Practice

An intensive study of the causes of failure and decay, analysis
of inappropriate repair materials and techniques, and assessment
of appropriate methods of repair; includes gauged brickwork.
Practical sessions include cutting out bricks, removing defective
pointing, undertaking stitch repairs and reinforcement, preparing
joints for repointing, choosing and preparing appropriate mortar
mixes, practising pointing techniques; cleaning brickwork.

Fully inclusive residential fee UKP495

For further information and an application form please contact:

    The College Office
    West Dean College, West Dean
    Chichester PO18 0QZ
    +44 1243 811301
    Fax: +44 1243 811343
    westdean [at] pavilion__co__uk

                  Conservation DistList Instance 12:73
                  Distributed: Friday, March 12, 1999
                       Message Id: cdl-12-73-016
Received on Friday, 5 March, 1999

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