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Stone Masonry: Conservation of Architectural Detail and Surfaces
Practical sessions using the West Dean Ruinette

Practical sessions using the West Dean Ruinette

March 21 - March 24, 2016


Chichester, United Kingdom

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This course is designed for craftsmen, contractors and specifiers with experience of basic masonry conservation techniques, who wish to develop more specialist skills. It covers aspects of stone conservation and repair specifically relevant to architectural detail, including recording, mortar repairs, stone replacement, fracture pinning and grouting. It also includes the replication of tooled surfaces, cleaning, the use of consolidants and surface treatments. Practical sessions using the West Dean Ruinette give students the opportunity to practise all techniques under close supervision.

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Venue

West Dean College<br /><small>Practical sessions using the West Dean Ruinette</small>
West Dean, Chichester, West Sussex PO18 0QZ United Kingdom
Phone:
+44 1243 818219

Organizer

Conservation Course Organiser<br /><small>Practical sessions using the West Dean Ruinette</small>
Phone:
+44 1243 818219
Email:
Website:
www.westdean.org.uk
National Center for Preservation Technology and Training
645 University Parkway
Natchitoches, LA 71457

Email: ncptt[at]nps.gov
Phone: (318) 356-7444
Fax: (318) 356-9119