Book Details


Stone Conservation: Principles and Practice / Alison Henry

Publication year: 2015

ISBN: 9781873394786

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Brings together contributions from leading stone conservation practitioners. It discusses the philosophical principles on which stone conservation is founded and the need to understand the full history and development of a building before starting work. Other topics covered in this book include consolidation, cleaning, and the replacement of stone; conservation of different stone types, including limestone, sandstone, and marble; problems of dealing with polychrome stone; and finally, issues relating to church monuments and graveyards, taking account of the need for good maintenance and health and safety requirements.

Subject: Conservation architecture, Stone buildings -- Conservation and restoration, Building stones -- Biodegradation, Constructions en pierre -- Conservation et restauration, Historic buildings Conservation and restoration, Architecture conservation and restoration, Buildings restoration, Buildings conservation