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Subject: Course on conservation and repair of stone masonry

Course on conservation and repair of stone masonry

From: Lis Vinson <lvinson>
Date: Thursday, August 3, 2000
Course in Conservation and repair of stone masonry
September 5-8, 2000
West Dean College

There are still some places available on this important course
providing an overview of the complex issues involved in the
conservation and repair of stone masonry.  Included are practical
exercises using the ruinette, building stone identification and
characterisation, recognition and diagnosis of decay, assessment of
condition, repair options and techniques, cleaning, surface
treatments and specification.  A mix of lectures, demonstrations,
case studies and practical exercises.

Course Leader: John Ashurst, former Principal Architect with English
Heritage, former 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 Construction. Principal Tutor: Colin Burns, a Master
Mason, former English Heritage Senior Training Office at Fort
Brockhurst Building Conservation Training Centre, with extensive
practical experience of the conservation of historic masonry.

Cost: fully inclusive residential fee UKP545, non-residential fee

West Dean College is situated in South East England, some 6 miles
north of Chichester.

For further information, please contact the

    Building Conservation Masterclass Coordinator
    West Dean College
    +44 1243 818294 /  811301
    westdean [at] pavilion__co__uk

                  Conservation DistList Instance 14:11
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Received on Thursday, 3 August, 2000

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