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Subject: West Dean College Building Conservation Masterclasses

West Dean College Building Conservation Masterclasses

From: Marie-Odile Robbins <westdean>
Date: Thursday, April 29, 1999
West Dean College
Building Conservation Masterclasses - A collaboration in specialist
training between West Dean College, English Heritage, The Weald and
Downland Open Air Museum.

May 18 - 20, 1999
Conservation Mortars BC 2D2

Course Leader: John Ashurst, former Principal Architect with English
Heritage, Professor of Building Conservation at Bournemouth
University and joint author of the seminal book series Practical
Building Conservation, Architectural Consultant in Historic Building
Repair and Conservation.

Principal Tutor: Colin Burns, a mason, former English Heritage
Senior Training Officer at Fort Brockhurst Building Conservation
Training Centre, with extensive practical experience of the
conservation of historic masonry.. see above.

A detailed study of traditional mortars, including investigation and
basic analytical techniques, and the recognition and diagnosis of
typical failures. Appropriate mortars for a range of masonry
conditions, exposures and durabilities are described, and techniques
including mixing, placing and curing; also specifications and
costs for remedial works.

Fully inclusive residential fee UKP350

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

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