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The Building Conservation Directory 2015



Cover image ot the 2014 edition of the Building Conservation Directory

The 22nd edition of The Building Conservation Directory brings together the latest expert advice and up-to-date information on craft skills, conservation products and specialist services, as well as full course listings, event details and other essential information. Both print and digital copies of the 2015 edition will be available at the end of January.


The following publications are now available as digital flipping books for your PC, tablet or smartphone:

The Building Conservation Directory 2014

Historic Churches 2014




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Trees and the Historic Environment

Historic parkland at Wilton House near Salisbury, Wiltshire (Photo: LUC)

Ancient and veteran trees are living links to the past, providing potent cultural connections with people, events and places. Beginning with an introduction to the evolving role of trees in landscape design, this article explores key issues associated with trees in the historic environment and includes valuable practical advice on managing historic trees for the future.

Criminal Damage

Criminal damage to historic buildings is a serious problem throughout the UK. Here, Building Conservation Directory editor Jonathan Taylor considers the causes of criminal damage to historic buildings, the nature of the resultant damage and approaches to prevention.


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