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Masterclasses on building conservation

From: Marie-Odile Robbins <westdean>
Date: Thursday, December 3, 1998
West Dean College
Building Conservation Masterclasses
January and February 1999

January 1-9-22 Plasters and Renders in Conservation
BC 3D4
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.

This course covers the repair of historic internal and external
plasters and renders based on analysis and identification of
failures; includes replication of plasters from rough cast to
stucco, simple mouldings and preparation of specifications.

February 16 - 19
Conservation and Repair of Stone Masonry
BC 3D5
Course Leader: John Ashurst, see above.
Principal Tutor: Colin Burns, see above. A seminal course providing
an overview of the complex issues involved in the conservation and
repair of stone masonry; including 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.

For further information and an application form please contact the
College Office:

    +44 1243 811301
    Fax +44 1243 811 343
    westdean [at] pavilion__co__uk

Marie-Odile Robbins
West Dean College
West Dean
Chichester, West Sussex PO18 0QZ
UK

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