Conservation and Repair of Stone Masonry

24-27 September, 2018
West Dean College, West Sussex

This course provides a comprehensive study of building and decorative stone from its formation and extraction through to its repair and maintenance in the building context. The programme includes the basic geology of building and decorative stone; a detailed description of the decay mechanisms of limestone, sandstones, marble, slate and granite; traditional construction methods; modes of failure; large and small scale repair options; cleaning methods, surface treatment and remedial work; specification and costing. The teaching is divided between illustrated lectures and practical instruction.
Contact: CPD Course Organiser
Tel: 01243 818219
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