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About Conservation Wiki


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The seismic strengthening of historic churches.

Skara Brae

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The impact Scotland’s dynamic coast has on the historic environment.

The Manor House, Bracondale

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Restoring a Jacobean house in Norwich.

Reed thatching in Scotland

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Is there hope for the future of the Tayreed beds?

Herbert Rowse

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An architect of Liverpool, inspired by historical precedent. 1 min book review.

Manchester Town Hall

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Repair and restoration to encourage access and conserve significance.

1 min book review

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Building Construction in Britain from 600AD to 1890.

Repairing the Hamilton Monument

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A memorial to a forgotten academic and political economist.

Charles Eamer Kempe

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His life, art and legacy. 1 min book review.


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An ambitious Victorian new town that was not delivered as planned.

Modernist architecture

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Style over substance. Book review.

Conserving Burns Monument

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Preventing water penetration using lime grout and injection mortars.

Living buildings

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The philosophy, principles and practice of conservation. Book review.

Curated decay

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Have we accumulated too much ancient stuff?

Restoration stories

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Patina and paint in old London houses. Book review.

Measuring damp

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Assessing moisture in porous building materials.

Designing Buildings Anywhere

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