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Subject: West Dean College Building Conservation Masterclasses

West Dean College Building Conservation Masterclasses

From: Kathy Stayt <kathy.stayt>
Date: Friday, February 2, 2001
Building Conservation Masterclasses
West Dean College
The Edward James Foundation

February 20-23, 2001
Conservation and Repair of Masonry Ruins BC3D23

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 Officer at Fort Brockhurst Building
Conservation Training Centre, with extensive practical experience of
the conservation of historic masonry.

Primarily designed for those concerned with the conservation of
ruined structures, although the principles and skills are also
applicable to roofed buildings.  Assessment of the structural and
surface condition of masonry walls, identification of traditional
materials, fault diagnosis, removal and control of organic growth,
consolidation and treatment of wall tops, specification of mortars
and grouts and the preparation and placing of mortar, with practical
exercises using the ruinette.

Fully inclusive residential fee, 545
Non-residential fee, 455

Supported by The Radcliffe Trust.
A limited number of bursaries are available, please enquire

Full details from

    West Dean College
    West Dean, Chichester PO18 0QZ
    <URL:http://www.westdean.org.uk>
    +44 1243 811301
    isabel.thurston [at] westdean__org__uk


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