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Cathedral Communications Limited has been publishing The Building Conservation Directory and its associated supplements since 1993. Over the years, hundreds of specialists have written for us, covering most aspects of the conservation and repair of historic buildings. Many of the articles published in this time are available on this website (indicated on this page in blue - click the title to link to the full article).

Thanks to all those who have contributed towards making this such an invaluable resource.

Jonathan Taylor, MSc IHBC
Executive Editor

The Building Conservation Directory 2016

Archaeological Investigation and Digital Documentation - Tom Addyman
Statements of Significance - Andrew Brown
The National Heritage Bodies - Jonathan Taylor
Water in Permeable Building Materials - Robyn Pender
Environmental Performance - Tobit Curteis and Sara Crofts
Roof Insulation and Ventilation - Jonathan Taylor
Joint Finishes on Historic Brickwork - Gerard Lynch
Paint Removal from Historic Timbers - Ben Kirk
Floor Spring Door Closers - Rod Fathers
Maintaining Coatings on Cast Iron Structures - Ali Davey and Elaine Troup
Lime Mortars for High Exposure Levels - Clare Torney
Exterior Lighting Design for the Historic Environment - Simon Dove
Abrasive Cleaning Methods for Masonry - Jamie Fairchild
Colour in Georgian Interiors - Edward Bulmer
Maintaining Large Fibrous Plaster Ceilings - Ronnie Clifford
Craft Training Qualifications - David Boulting

 

Historic Churches 2015

Wooden Churches of the Russian North - Richard Davies
Ledger Stones - Julian Litten
The Great East Window of York Minster - Andrew Arrol and Sarah Brown
Interpreting Medieval Corbel Sculpture - Richard Halsey
Interior Decoration and Permeability - Mark Parsons
Church Brasswork - Will Murray
Metal Sheet Roofing - Tony Redman
Maintenance Co-operatives - Kate Streeter
Documenting Church Conservation and Repair Work - Peter Aiers
Historic Churchyard Yews - Toby Hindson
Funding in Parish Churches - David Knight, Lisa McIntyre and Emily Greenaway

 

The Building Conservation Directory 2015

Environmental Impacts: Restore or Replace? - Craig Jones
Conservation and Heritage Statements - Liz Humble
Stiffness in Timber Floors and Ceilings - Jeff Stott
The Enterprise and Regulatory Reform Act - Sarah Buckingham, Richard Morrice and Craig Broadwith
Remote Aerial Survey - Robert Demaus
Concrete Repairs: Traditional Methods and Like-for-like Materials - David Farrell and Chris Wood
Repairing Scottish Slate Roofs - Moses Jenkins
Traditional Brickwork - Geoff Maybank
Early Timber Doors - Tony Barton
Architectural Timber: History and Conservation - Joseph Bispham
Georgian and Victorian Street Lighting - Jonathan Taylor
Salvage and Sustainability - David Boulting
Linseed Oil Paints and Mastics: Applications and Limitations - Peter Kaczmar
Decorative Masonry Repairs - Catherine Woolfitt
Trompe l'Oeil Marble: History and Conservation of 19th-century Marbling - Francis Stacey and Jane Davies
Tile Work of the 17th and 18th Centuries - Lesley Durbin
Professional Accreditation in Building Conservation - Lucy Stewart

 

Historic Churches 2014

Douglas Strachan’s Stained Glass at the University of Glasgow - Nick Haynes
Shared Space: Extending the Use of Churches in Oxfordshire - Becky Payne
Protective Glazing - Tobit Curteis and Naomi Luxford
The Altar of Sacrifice, Tostock - Catherine Townsend and Pedro Gaspar
The Management of Bats in Churches - Andrew Harris
Saving Oldham's War Memorial - Jane Manners
Structural Glass for Historic Churches - Peter Hazeldean
Alarms for Church Roofs - Angus Brown
Damp Movement in Rubble Walls - Tim Floyd
Victorian and Edwardian Stencilled Decoration - Kevin Howell
Church Lighting - Mark Sutton Vane

 

The Building Conservation Directory 2014

What is Heritage? - Ian Baxter
Historic Timber Staircases - Amy Williamson
Shades of Grey: Interpreting Conservation Legislation - Michael Davies
Heritage Protection - Jonathan Taylor
Thermal Imaging - Maureen Young
Finding Skilled Craftspeople - Jonathan Taylor
Criminal Damage - Jonathan Taylor
Repairing Clay Buildings and Cumbria's Clay Dabbins - Peter Messenger
Repairing Public Monuments and Sculpture - Lucy Branch
Timber for Repairs - Peter Wilson
The South Oculus, Canterbury Cathedral - Brian Hall
Trees and the Historic Environment - Sebastian West and Eric Heath
Cleaning Marble Monuments - Angus Lawrence
Admixtures and Additives for Lime Mortars - Roz Artis
Fire Control Measures at Lanhydrock House - Paul Holden
Imitation Timber Graining in the 18th and 19th Centuries - Lisa Oestreicher
Repairing Lime Plaster Ceilings - Sean Wheatley
Traditional Solid Ground Floors - Paul Watts and Gillian Tesh
Buildings at Risk: Some Questions and Solutions - Ian Lush

 

Historic Churches 2013

Kirkyard Heritage: Graveyard Conservation in Scotland - Susan Buckham and Catherine Lloyd
Churchyard Monuments - Sally Strachey
Grouting Solid Masonry Walls - Chris Wood and Colin Burns
Architectural Competitions and Adapting Historic Church Buildings - Malcolm Reading
Medieval Mass Dials Decoded - Peter TJ Rumley
St John the Evangelist, Shobdon: A Conservation Case Study - Frederick Gibson
Rainwater - Jonathan Taylor
Community Grants: The National Churches Trust in Action - Eddie Tulasiewicz
Advances in LED Lighting - Bruce Kirk
A Welsh Treasure: The Medieval Rood Screen and Rood Loft at Llananno - Richard Wheeler
Painting Railings - John Wilson

 

The Building Conservation Directory 2013

The Cutty Sark - Jonathan Taylor
Scheduled Monument Consent - Robin Kent
Extending Listed Buildings - Richard MacCullagh
Corrugated Iron Architecture - Tim Nicholson
Enabling Development - Mark Challis
Assessing Masonry Structures - Ian Hume
Structural Timber Repairs - Robin Russell
Vernacular Slate and Stone Roofs - Terry Hughes
Britain's Building Sandstones - Graham Lott
Sandstone Conservation and Repair - Jamie Coath
Carved Joinery - Alan Lamb
Cleaning Historic Stained Glass - Léonie Seliger
The History and Conservation of Greenhouses and Cold Frames - Robert Jameson
Steam Cleaning - David Odgers
Lime Harling - Craig Frew
Sensible Heating - Tim Bowden
19th-century Radiators and Heating Systems - Brian Roberts
Scagliola - David Harrison
Building Traditional Skills - Kate Gunthorpe
VAT Update - Julian Potts

 

Historic Churches 2012

The Historic Anglican Churches of Kolkata - Manish Chakraborti
Repairing Clay-tiled and Slated Roofs - Jonathan Greenough
Trena Cox: Emergence of a Stained Glass Artist - Peter Jones
Learning from Churches - Ben Greener
Underfloor Heating - John Minter
Matching Mortars for Pointing - Claire Davies
Protected Buildings - Jonathan Taylor
Salt Crystallisation in Masonry - Heather Viles
Back from the Brink: Leighterton's Belfry - David Butcher
Unauthorised Works - Charles Mynors
Solitude and Sociability - Mari Hughes-Edwards

 

The Building Conservation Directory 2012

Conservation: An Evolving Concept - Paul Drury
Roch Castle: A Study in Significance - Peter Holden and James Meek
Listed Building Consent - Nicholas Doggett
Flooding: Risk and Remediation - Ruth Nicholls
Laser Scanning: Surveying, Recording and Monitoring Historic Buildings - James Miller
After the Fire - Tim Hutton
Early 20th-century Shops - Lindsay Lennie
Copper Sheet Roofing - Jonathan Goode
Tudor Brickwork - Gerard Lynch
Guidance on Matching Terracotta - Steven Handforth
Wrought Iron and Steel Windows - Eleni Makri
Conserving Bats and Buildings - Kelly Gunnell
Carpet Beetles and Clothes Moths - David Pinniger and Robert Child
Intumescent Products - Andrew Forecast
Solid-wall Construction: Measuring and Improving Thermal Performance - Tim Yates
Shellac - Anthony Beech
18th-century British Floor Coverings - Heather Tetley
After the Games: Olympic Architectural Heritage - John Gold and Margaret Gold
Integrating On-site Training - Jonathan Taylor

 

Historic Churches 2011

The View from the Church in Wales - Alex Glanville
Medieval English Pulpits - Charles Tracy
A Place of Honour - Colin Amery
Fabric-friendly Heating - Dario Camuffo
The Conservation of Historic Timber Bell Frames - Peter TJ Rumley
Perfected by the Hand of Taste - James Stevens Curl
Solar Photovoltaics and Historic Places of Worship - Diana Evans
Historic Leaded Lights - Stephen Clare
Reviving a Lost Art - Tom Organ
Sacred Space - Allan Doig

 

The Building Conservation Directory 2011

Conservation in the Age of Sustainability - Mark Hines
New Life for Old Ruins - Michael Davies
Heritage Protection in the Countryside - Victoria Hunns
Planning Policy Statement 5 - Richard Morrice
Heritage Protection: A UK-wide Summary - Jonathan Taylor
Conservative Repair - Douglas Kent
Sound Insulation in Historic Buildings - Chris Pike
The Construction Skills Certification Scheme - Seamus Hanna
Iron Railings - Eleni Makri
Lead Gutters - Steve Hempstock
Cleaning Brickwork and Terracotta - Nicola Ashurst
19th-century Structural Ironwork in Buildings - Michael Bussell
Secondary Glazing - Jonathan Taylor
Architectural Joinery - Sarah Gerrish
Street Trees in Historic Town Centres - Jim Smith
Braving the Elements - Colin Mitchell-Rose
Security and Historic Buildings - Richard Ellis
Return to Grandeur - Sarah Schmitz
Historic Wallpapers - Robert Weston
Brussels and Beyond - Alexandra Coxen Warr

 

Historic Churches 2010

Reformation, Iconoclasm and Restoration: Stained Glass in England c1540-1830 - Sarah Brown
Historic Church Preservation in the US - Tuomi Joshua Forrest
Landmark Designation and the Churches of New York - Page Cowley
Making the Most of Quinquennials - Jonathan MacKechnie-Jarvis
Protecting Lead Roofs from Theft - Jon Livesey
The Limits of Lime: Repointing a Damp Church Tower in the Hebrides - Paul Harding
The Use of Virtual Models of Historic Churches - Kate Giles, Anthony Masinton and Geoff Arnott
Rural Churches in Cumbria - Jemma Metcalfe-Gibson
John Coates Carter: Building a Sense of Place - Phil Thomas

 

Historic Gardens 2010

A Taste for the Exotic: Pineapple Cultivation in Britain - Johanna Lausen-Higgins
Pond Plants and Wildlife - Mark Woods
Stanley Park and the Gladstone Conservatory, Liverpool - Adrian Pearson
Tracing the Past: Archaeology and Garden Reconstruction - Brian Dix
Conservation of Historic Designed Landscapes and the Planning System - Jonathan Lovie
The Traditional British Orchard - Henry Johnson
Historic Parks and Gardens in Wales - Ros Laidlaw
Conservation and Design: Two Historic Garden Case Studies - Robert Grant
Taking the Plunge: 18th-century Bath Houses and Plunge Pools - Clare Hickman
The Benmore Fernery - Mary Gibby

 

The Building Conservation Directory 2009

On Guardianship - Rory Cullen
Lichens in the Attic - Rebecca Yahr and Christopher Ellis
VAT and Property - Zaenia Rogers
Conservation Areas - Richard MacCullagh
How to Get a Building Listed - Geoff Huntingford
The Neues Museum - Jonathan Taylor
Site Protection - Jonathan Taylor
Sourcing Roofing Slates - Terry Hughes
Portland Stone Facades - Catherine Woolfitt
Ornamental Cast Iron - David Mitchell
The Garrison Chapel Windows - Michael Hinchliffe
Windows and Heat-loss - Bruce Clark
Complying with UK Wildlife Legislation - Nick Bonsall
Cobbles, Setts and Historic Townscape - Colin Davis
Exterior Masonry Cleaning - Chris Daniels
Edwardian Pebbledash and Roughcast - Jonathan Taylor
Fire Resistance of Historic Fabric - Peter Jackman
Timber Floors - Jasper Weldon
Tiled Murals - Shane Casey
Heritage Ironwork Training - Chris Topp

 

Historic Churches 2009

The Urban Church - Andrew Edwards
Low Carbon Lighting of Cathedrals - James Morse
Caring for Our Communities - Ian Morrison
Church Leadwork - Peter TJ Rumley
In the Footsteps of AR Powys - Lynne Humphries
Protection: Ecclesiastical Exemption in England - Richard Morrice
Informing the Re-ordering Debate - Charles Tracy
Early Joinery - Neil Stevenson
Environmental Problems and their Control - Tim Hutton
Holy Trinity - Daniel Martin and Stephen Clare
Historic Railings - Peter Meehan
Shrinking the Footprint - Rachel Harden

 

The Building Conservation Directory 2008

The Anatomy of Theory - James Simpson
Rectified Photography - James Brennan
VAT and Historic Buildings - Julian Potts
Conservation Consent - Jonathan Taylor
The Heritage Protection Bill - Roger Mascall
Damp Below Ground - Geoff Maybank
Toxic Residues from Timber Treatment - Tim Hutton
Buildings on Clay - Derek Clarke and Joel Smethurst
Restoring Queens Road, Peckham - Eleni Makri
Clay-tiled Roofs - Stephen Boniface and Tony Redman
Saving Face - Ian Weir
Cast Iron - Terry Sims
Thermal Performance of Historic Windows - Chris Wood
The Case for Micro-porosity - Peter Kaczmar
The Cast Iron Jigsaw - Stuart Armitage
Innovations in Limewash - Roz Artis-Young
Woodworm - Tim Hutton
Environmental Deterioration - Tobit Curteis
Antique Furniture - Mike Podmaniczky
Apethorpe Hall’s Jacobean Ceilings - Philip Gaches
Saving a Century - Ian Dungavell

 

Historic Churches 2008

Loyd Grossman on The Churches Conservation Trust (interview) - David Boulting
Heritage Inspired - Sarah Arthur
Church and Community - Anthony Male
The Tower of Glass - Nicola Gordon Bowe
Repairing the Nave Clerestory at Rochester Cathedral - Ian Stewart
Church Wardens and Church Fabric - Sara Crofts
Round Tower Churches - Stephen Hart
Protecting Your Church from Vandals - David Parkinson
Listed Building Protection - Jonathan Taylor
Conserving and Restoring Church Hatchments - Francis Downing
Survivors and Exiles - Dominic Gwynn
The Mausolea and Monuments Trust - Roger Bowdler

 
The Building Conservation Directory 2007

Saving our Historic Primary Schools - Ian Dungavell
Fireplaces, Stoves and Chimneys - Edmund Simons
Conservation by the Seaside - Ashley Pettit
Building in Safety - Chris Burford-Bradshaw
Heritage Protection - Nicholas Doggett and Stuart Eydmann
Applying for Listed Building Consent - Clive England
VAT or No VAT? - Steve Lumby
Reviving the Cross Bath - Peter Carey
Insurance for Contractors - Douglas Brown
Vertical Tile Hanging - Stephen Rickards
The Myth in the Mix - Gerard Lynch
Stone Replacement - Malcolm Coulson
Rock of Ages - Ewan Hyslop and Graham Lott
Paint, Wood and Weather - Colin Mitchell-Rose
The Lost Gardens of Barnsley - Erika Diaz Petersen, Hilary Taylor and Stephen Elliott
Pointing with Lime - Craig Frew
Graffiti on Historic Surfaces - Stephen Gordon
Bird Damage to Historic Buildings - Adam Abouzeid, David Channon and Phil Sever
Saving the Grange - Caroline Stanford
Shutters - Linda Hall

 
Historic Churches 2007

Church Buildings and the Community - Richard Chartres
Material Assets - Rob Robinson
Fifty Years of the Friends of Friendless Churches - Matthew Saunders
Limework at St Cwyfan’s Church-in-the-Sea, Anglesey - Ned Schärer
What Lies Beneath - George Ballard
George Whitefield at Kingswood - Edward Green
Freemasonry and the Masonic Hall at Beamish - Kate Reeder
Protection: Places of Worship - Jonathan Taylor
Timber Crosses - Paul Simons

 
The Building Conservation Directory 2006

Keeping The Wheels Turning - Geoffrey Wallis
The Archaeology of Historic Timber-Framed Buildings - Richard Harris
Stone Cantilevered Stairs - Russell Taylor
Counting the Cost - Richard Woolley
Design and Access Statements - Chris Burford-Bradshaw
Street Legal - Jonathan Taylor
Safe Access and the Maintenance of Historic Buildings - Richard Maddison
Thatch Fires - Marjorie Sanders
A Cast Iron Solution - Paul Trace
The Chimneys of Lavington Manor - Jarrod Hill and Rob Thomson
Sourcing Stone for Building Conservation - Terry Hughes
Sash Window Repair: Still in the Frame - Jeanette Bowden and Abigail Cragg
Conserving Outdoor Metal Sculpture - Rupert Harris
Garden Registers - Jonathan Taylor
Seeing the Past in Colour - Lisa Oestreicher
Infill Panels - Geoff Broster and Carol Thickins
Cragside: Rewiring 'A Temple to High Victorian Technology' - Sarah Schmitz and Caroline Rawson
Restoring the Magic to Law's Close, Kirkcaldy - William Kay
Parquetry Floors - Jasper Weldon
Internal Lime Plastering - Tim Ratcliffe

 
Historic Churches 2006

Church and State in the Republic of Ireland - Eamon Hedderman
Lest We Forget: Stained Glass Memorial Windows of the Great War - Jonathan Taylor
Isle Abbots: Lime Technology in the 21st Century - Sally Strachey
Dr Hook's Missing Churches - Edward Green
Repairing Historic Roof Timbers - John Hoath
Mortar and Steel - Katie Worthington
Managing Biological Growth on Buildings - David Watt
Inspired! - Simon Thurley
Church Bells in Trust - David Kelly
Training for the Future with the HLF - Jonathan Taylor

 
The Building Conservation Directory 2005

Working Together - John Glenn
Rain Penetration - Douglas Kent
An Iron Will - Clive Richardson
Flint and the Conservation of Flint Buildings - John Ashurst and Gerry Williams
Restoration of Antique Wrought Ironwork - Don Barker
The Management of Historic Parks and Gardens - Jane Wilson and Matthew Tickner
Insect Damage to Timber: Rethinking Control Mechanisms - Brian Ridout
The Development of Portland Cement - Bob Bennett
Fire Suppression in National Trust of Scotland Properties - Una Richards
The Georgian Theatre Royal - Nicholas Allen
Time and the Conservation of Paintings - Francis Downing
Conserving Decorative Plaster - Richard Ireland
The Ethics of Facadism: Pragmatism versus Idealism - Robert Bargery
Protection in Brief - Jonathan Taylor
Article 4 Directions - Edward Green
Trust Funding - Timothy Finn
VAT - The Curse of the Building Conservation Classes - Mike Payne
After the Tsunami: The impact of the Indian Ocean tsunami on Sri Lanka's cultural heritage - Pali Wijeratne
Sand Cast Leading at Dean's Cloister, St George's Chapel, Windsor Castle - Martin Ashley
The Fountain Society Awards - Jill Channer

 
Historic Churches 2005

Aesthetic Protective Glazing - Mark Bambrough
Cleaning Decorative Plaster - Richard Ireland
Saving Places of Worship in Wales - Gruff Owen and Neil Sumner
The Forgotten Necropolis - Lucy Rutherford
The Wall Paintings of West Walton - Richard Lithgow and Mark Perry
Brave New Churches - Elain Harwood
Repair and Conservation of Reinforced Concrete - David Farrell and Kevin Davies
The Beasts of Bloomsbury - Tim Crawley
Stone Crosses - Edward Green
New Work in Historic Churches - Matthew Saunders
Underpinning - John Addison
Streamlining Protection - Jonathan Taylor

 
The Building Conservation Directory 2004

Atmospheric Pollution, Climate Change and Historic Buildings - Rob Inkpen
Standing Up To Terrorism - Stephen Ward
Granaries - Edward Green
Assessing Timber-Framed Structures - Jeff Stott
Testing Roofing Slates: New Standards and a New Specification Regime - Terry Hughes
Non-Contact Recording and Replication of Cultural Heritage - Annemarie La Pensée
Two Follies of the National Trust - Rory Cullen, Nikita Hooper and Christine Sitwell
Tools of the Trade - Jonathan Taylor
Condensation - Tim Hutton
New Wires for Old - Robin Wright
Wallpapers in the Historic Interior - Allyson McDermott
New Carpets for Historic Interiors - David Luckham
Victorian and Edwardian Geometric and Encaustic Tiled Floors - Peter Thompson
NVQs/SVQs in Building Conservation Management, Control and Consultancy - Robin Rolfe
Conservation Areas and Why They're Important - Michael Hammerson and Laura Sangster
Voyage of Discovery - Richard Baister and Robert Turner
Pre-Conservation Archaeology - Kenneth Aitchison
Heritage Protection in Brief - Jonathan Taylor
Changing the Culture: The Heritage Protection Review - Peter Beacham
Value Added Tax: Implications for Historic Buildings - Michael Bailey
Portland Cement at the Capitol - George Ballard
Bronze in Historic Buildings - Christopher Mindham
Stone Paving: The use of traditional stone slab paving in the public realm - Nick Wilson
Paint Restrictions - Colin Mitchell-Rose

 
Historic Churches 2004

The Puzzle of St Mary's Hale - Judith Leigh
Beakhead Ornament and the Corpus of Romanesque Sculpture - Ron Baxter
Hegemony and Dissent in an Industrial Lancashire Town: The Rise of Nonconformity in 19th Ashton-under-Lyne - Edward Green
Historic Methodist Architecture and Its Protection - Ian Serjeant
Access to Historic Church Buildings - Robin Kent
Adhering to the Point: The use of adhesives in Stained Glass Restoration - Roberto Rosa
The Restoration of the 1829 Organ at St James', Bermondsey - Dominic Gwynn
Grave Risk - Nadine Squire
Future Funding - Jonathan Taylor
The Protection Revolution: Key Changes to the Heritage Protection Review - Jonathan Taylor
Forgotten Treasures: The NADFAS Church Record of Barwick-in-Elmet - Jane Hedley and Patricia Brown

 
The Building Conservation Directory 2003

Design in the Historic Environment - Michael Davies
Home Buyers' Essentials - Robert Tavendale
Strength Grading Historic Timbers - David Yeomans
Duty of Care - Charles Mynors
Thatching with 'Long Straw' - Keith Quantrill and John Letts
Roof Lighting - Peter King
Conserving Railway Heritage - Jim Cornell
Masonry Cleaning: Nebulous Spray - Ian Constantinides and Lynne Humphries
Exterior Stucco - Ian Constantinides and Lynne Humphries
Victorian and Early 20th Century Architectural Tile Schemes - Lesley Durbin
Clay Plasters - Philip Allen and Neil May
Brick Arches - Jonathan Taylor
The Maintenance and Preservation of Ruins - Robin Kent
Cracking - Jim Allen
Planning in the Historic Environment - Jonathan Taylor
Financial Aid for Historic Buildings - Neil Grieve
Value Added Tax. Implications for Historic Buildings - Roger Wood
British and European Standards for Heritage Conservation - Tim Yates
Restoring Battersea Park - Hilary Taylor
Signs and Signage in the Historic Environment - Michael Copeman
Hydraulicity - Paul Livesey
Linley Sambourne House - Allyson McDermott
Accreditation and Training - Richard Davies
The Institute of Historic Building Conservation - Malcolm Airs

 
Historic Churches 2003

Funding Cathedrals - Peter Coleman
Churchyard Chest Tombs - Jonathan Taylor
The Building Decayeth - Timothy Cantell
Fire! Fire! - Jonathan Taylor
The Fire at Peterborough Cathedral - Julian Limentani
MOTs for Organs - David Knight
St Paul's Cathedral - Martin Stancliffe
Cleaning St Paul's - David Odgers
The Million Churches - Edward Green
Lamp Choices in Church Lighting - James Morse
David Evans: The Forgotten Pioneer - Lorna Roberts
Planning in Brief - Jonathan Taylor

 
The Building Conservation Directory 2002

The BCD Celebrates its 10th Anniversary - Gordon Sorensen
Measured Building Surveys - Stephen Booth
The Re-use of Industrial Buildings - Robin Nugent
Flood Damage in Historic Buildings - Tim Hutton and Christopher Marsh
The Eradication of Insect Pests in Buildings - Paul Leary
The Conservation of War Memorials - Joy Russell
Wood: A view of the environmental debate - Rod Nelson
Cleaning Historic Ironwork for Repainting - Keith Blackney
Historic Urban Buildings and Their Settings - Nicola Adams
Lime Plaster and Render Reinforcement - Bob Bennett
Traditional Paints - Colin Mitchell-Rose
Limewash and Distempers - Elizabeth Hirst
Emergency Lighting - Robin Wright
Papier Mâché - Harriet Hawkes
Going with the Grain - Jonathan Taylor
Science and Conservation - David Watt and Belinda Colston
Value Added Tax. Implications for Historic Buildings - Roger Wood
The Disability Discrimination Act (1995) - David Bonnet
The Ins and Outs of Weathering to Walls - Fred Coote
The Preservation of Terracotta in Buildings - Peter Gibbs
Masonry Cleaning in Practice: The Curzon - Eleni Makri
The Restoration of the Bear Garden, Royal Courts of Justice - Nigel Young

 
Historic Churches 2002

Bridge Chapels - Edward Green
VAT and the Listed Places of Worship Grant Scheme - Nicola Griffin
In Trust - Jonathan Taylor
Ecclesiastical Law and the Church of England - Alexandra Fairclough
Rebuilding a Church Spire: St Luke's, West Holloway, London - John Hoath
The Analysis of Mortar: The Last 20 Years - Peter Ellis
Painting Historic Ironwork - Keith Blackney
Tin Tabernacles - Liz Induni
St Eilian's Church, Anglesey - Adam Voelcker
Pre-Victorian Turret Clocks and Their Preservation - Jonathan Betts
Lead in Stained Glass Windows - Sebastian Strobl
Survey Access - Jonathan Taylor

 
Historic Gardens 2002

The 'Paxton' Pavilions - Joe Rowntree
Access for the Disabled - Jonathan Taylor
Box and Yew Topiary - John Glenn
The Exotic Garden: the Restoration of William and Mary's Lower Orangery Garden
Consider the Lilies - Rebecca Montague
The Gardens at Fishbourne Roman Palace - David Rudkin and Claire Ryley
The Maintenance of Garden Walls - Jonathan Taylor
Paving the Way - Jane Root
The National Plant Collection Scheme® - Ros Johnson and Simon Gulliver
Sitting out in the Garden - Adele Campbell
Protecting Historic Parks and Gardens - Helen Bamford

 
The Building Conservation Directory 2001

The Concept of Character in Historic Buildings - Julian Holder
Dating Old Buildings - Frank Kelsall
Dating Technology - Roy Switsur
The Human Rights Act 1998 - Alexandra Fairclough
Cathodic Protection of Iron and Steel - David Farrell, Kevin Davies and Iain McCaig
The Landfill Tax Environmental Credit Scheme - Francis Golden
Insuring Your Historic Building During Repairs and Alterations - Matthew Mullee
Wattle and Daub - Ian Pritchett
Pargeting - Tim Buxbaum
The Need for Roofs to Breathe - Richard Oxley
Shining Stones: Britain's Native 'Marbles' - Graham Lott and David Smith
Early Casement and Window Furniture - Linda Hall
Plain Glazing - Ben Sinclair
Sash Windows: Painting and Draught-proofing - David Wrightson
The Townscape Heritage Initiative - Judy Cligman
Gauging Lime Mortars - Peter Ellis
Environmental Monitoring - Jagjit Singh
Fire Suppression in Historic Buildings - David Gibbon and Iain Forbes
Stone Consolidation - Elizabeth Garrod
The Archaeology of Decoration - Lisa Oestreicher
Decorative Lime Plaster - Trevor Proudfoot
Value Added Tax: Implications For Historic Buildings - Roger Wood
Photo-real Visualisations - Robert Demaus
Stone Conservation and Replacement - Ian Sims

 
Historic Churches 2001

The Conservation of Alabaster - Dennis Cox
The Ancient Art of the Locksmith - Valerie Olifent
Organ Donors - Rodney Briscoe
Whose Church is it Anyway? - Nigel Hawley
The Churches of Alexander 'Greek' Thomson - Jonathan Taylor
Catholic Chapels in the Georgian Era - Hannah Moffatt and Jennifer Freeman
'But then we shall see face to face' [Stained Glass] - Susan Mathews
Doing the Chores - Jonathan Taylor
Structural Roof Repairs - David Yeomans
The Heston Lych-Gate - Julian Ladbroke
Listed Buildings - Jonathan Taylor

 
The Building Conservation Directory 2000

Traffic versus Towns - Donald Insall
Saving Time - Michael Pearce
Conservation Plans: A Benefit or a Burden? - Kate Clark
Dendrochronology in Dating Timber Framed Buildings and Structures - Jonathan Taylor
Thatch in the 21st Century - Clive Fewins
Soluble Salts in Masonry - Catherine Woolfitt
Wrought Ironwork - Jonathan Taylor
People in Glass Houses - David McDonald
Poultices - Catherine Woolfitt and Graham Abrey
Security for Heritage Buildings - Stewart Kidd
Lighting in the Victorian Home - Jonathan Taylor
The Effects of Daylight - Rebecca Ellison

Archaeology in Historic Gardens - Brian Dix
Listed Buildings and Conservation Areas - Jonathan Taylor
The Role of the Quantity Surveyor in Conservation - Bill Dixon
Value Added Tax: Implications for Historic Buildings - Roger Wood
Computer Aided Visualisation of Buildings - Jonathan Taylor
The Appointment of Specialist Contractors - Stephen Bond
Stone Decay in a Norman Crypt - Jonathan Taylor
Timber Carving - David Luard
Historic Buildings and Sustainability - Robin Kent
Lime Mortars: Recent Developments - Jonathan Taylor
The Restoration and Repair of 19th Century Stone and Marble Chimneypieces - Jonathan Taylor
Professional Accreditation of Conservator-Restorers (PACR) - Jonathan Taylor
The Role of International Organisations - Paul Drury

 
Historic Churches 2000

Sundials - Christopher Daniel
Glass Painting Techniques in an Historical Context - Petri Anderson
The Search for Stone - Graham Lott
A Typical English Churchyard? - The Archaeology of Burial Yards - Ian Soden
Let There be Light - Roger Gardner
Lime: The Basics - Jonathan Taylor
21st Century Issues - Jonathan Taylor
Nuts and Bolts: An Introduction to Conservation and Repairs - Jonathan Taylor
The Non-destructive Assessment of Timber Decay - Jagjit Singh
Thermographic Surveying - Robert Demaus
The Art Loss Register: The Theft and Recovery of Church Property - Rosalind Stewart
Funding Conservation: The work of the Scottish Architectural Heritage Trust - Shirley Richardson
The Decoration of the new Organ in the Chapel of St Mary, Palace of Westminster - Kevin Howell and John Bucknall

 
The Building Conservation Directory 1999

List It! - How to Get a Building Listed - Neil Burton
The Final Sanction: A Case Study - Jonathan Taylor
The George Inn - Jonathan Taylor
Early and Vernacular Door Fittings - Linda Hall
What is Lime? - Jonathan Taylor
Nails and Wood Screws - Jonathan Taylor
Treatment of Dry Rot in Historic Buildings - Janice Carey and Colin Grant
Chimneys and Flues - Russell Taylor
Gilding - Kevin Howell
Dramatic Plasterwork: Fibrous Plaster In Theatres - David Harrison
Look Before You Leap: Feasibility Studies for Redundant Historic Buildings - Jonathan Taylor
The Over-Presentation of Historic
Heritage Lottery Fund Applications - Colin Johns
Value Added Tax: Implications For Historic Buildings - Roger Wood
Going Digital: How Modern Technology Can Help Conservation Expertise - George Ballard
Timber For Repairs - Peter Collings and Huw Lloyd
Stone Slates: Recent Developments - Chris Wood
Brickwork Defects - Peter Bickerstaff
Lime Mortar Aggregates and their Effect on the Performance of a Lime Mortar - Bob Bennett

 
The Conservation and Repair of Ecclesiastical Buildings 1999

The Living Churchyard - David Manning
The Transfiguration: Stained Glass at Fairford - Jonathan Taylor
The Appointment Of Professionals For Quinquennial Inspections - Jonathan Taylor
Structural Problems in Timber Roofs - Charles Blackett-Ord
The Central Tower Scaffold, Wells Cathedral - Geoffrey Clifton
New Stone For Old: Techniques for Matching Historic Finishes - Jamie Vans
Value Judgement - Peter Stockwell
The Conservation of Banners at St Andrew's Church, Grafham - Lisa Townsend
Succeeding with Renders - Paul d'Armada and John Taylor
Cast Lead Ornament - Terry Fillary and Jonathan Taylor
The Restoration of a Victorian Organ at St Wilfrid's, York - Mark Venning and Jonathan Taylor
Heritage Lottery Fund Grants for Organs - Jonathan Taylor

 
The Building Conservation Directory 1998

Ten Ways to Ruin an Old Building - Jonathan Taylor
Developments in the Law - Charles Mynors
Redundant Government Buildings - Richard Pollard
Building Conservation Awards - Jonathan Taylor
Rising Damp - Tim Hutton
Mortgage Valuations on Historic Buildings - Stephen Boniface
Value Added Tax: Implications for Historic Buildings - Roger Wood
VAT and Historic Buildings: Pitfalls to Avoid - Mike Arnold and Carole Marr
Disability Access Provisions - Robin Kent
The Use of Modern Substitute Materials - Jonathan Taylor
Clay Roof Tiles - Peter Minter
The Conservation of Masonry at All Saints Church, Margaret Street, London - Sue Duncan with Patrick Crawford
The Durability and Decay of Oak - Brian Ridout
Brilliant Glass - Rodney Bender
Garden Boundaries - Judith Roberts
Wrought Iron or Steel - Jonathan Taylor
Stone Cleaning - Ingval Maxwell
The Need for Lime - Phil Brown
The Sleeping Policeman: The Role of Compartmentation in Fire Protection - Peter E Jackman and Howard Passey
Going with the Grain: Wood Graining and Other Historic Paint Effects - Jonathan Taylor
Light Fittings in Georgian and Early Victorian Interiors - Jonathan Taylor

 
The Conservation and Repair of Ecclesiastical Buildings 1998  

Visitors Welcome! Tourism and Places of Worship - Alan Whitworth
Sanctuary Ceiling Restoration at Holy Rood Church, Watford - Kevin Howell
Stained Glass, Pugin and the Gothic Revival - Sian Davies
Poppyhead: The Recreation of Terracotta Poppyheaded Pews at the Church of St Stephen and All Martyrs - Diana Hall
Inspired by Shingles: The Traditional Use of Oak Shingles on Spires - Tim Walton
Programming Repairs - Martin Ashley
Is Lime a Problem for Sandstone? - John Ashurst
Bevis Marks Synagogue - Jonathan Taylor
Staunton Harold Church - Sarah Woodcock
The Betjeman Memorial Award - Roger Mears
The Repair of a Stone Spiral Staircase St Mary's Church, Nantwich - Jonathan Taylor
Village Organs: A Neglected Heritage - Stephen Bicknell

 
The Building Conservation Directory 1997

Taking the Philosophical Approach - Jim Humberstone
Church Conversions: The Problems of Adapting Historic Churches for Residential Use - Derek Latham
The Albert Memorial in Bits and Pieces - Robert Turner
Conservation Tips: Tenders for Conservation Work - Jonathan Taylor
The Philosophy of Underpinning - Clive Richardson
Value Added Tax: Implications for Historic Buildings - Roger Wood
The Building Regulations and Historic Building Requirements: Resolving Conflicts - John Adams
Scaffolding and Temporary Works for Historic Buildings - Ian Hume
The SALVO Code - Jonathan Taylor
Listed Buildings and Conservation Area Legislation - Jonathan Taylor
Lightning Protection for Historic Buildings - Tim Donlon
Reducing the Risk of Thatch Fires - Jonathan Taylor
Earth Buildings and their Repair - Dirk Bouwens
Conservation Tips: Sustainable Timber - Jonathan Taylor
Resin-Bonded Repair Systems for Structural Timber - Dr Paul Newman
Metal Windows - Peter Clement
Georgian and Victorian Cast Iron Door Furniture - Graham Aldred
Cold Metal Stitching of Historic Metalwork - Terry Sims
Time for Action: The Conservation of Historic Turret Clocks - Tony Parker
Recent Developments in Laser Cleaning - Martin Cooper
The Technology and Use of Hydraulic Lime - John Ashurst
Conservation Tips: Cathodic Protection - Jonathan Taylor
Awash with Colour: The Use of Limewash as a Decorative and Protective Coating - Bob Bennett
Solvent Abuse: Some Observations on the Safe Use of Solvents in the Cleaning of Painted and Decorated Surfaces - Alan Phenix
Conservation Tips: Co-operative Consortia for Conservators - Jonathan Taylor
Historic Wallpaper Conservation - Phillipa Mapes
The Use of Gypsum Plaster - Tim Ratcliffe

 
The Conservation and Repair of Ecclesiastical Buildings 1997

Telling Tales - Suzanne Frankland
Grave Expectations: The Archaeology of Crypts and Burial Grounds - Jez Reeve
St Mary Abchurch, London: The Conservation of the Painted Dome - Thomas Organ
Look Before You Leap - George Ballard
Thinking the Unthinkable: Planning for a Disaster - Daryl Fowler
Introducing Electrical Services - Peter Lawson-Smith
Dealing with Stone Decay: The Conservation of a Medieval Chimney Flue - Nicolas Quayle
Pozzolans for Lime Mortars - Pat Gibbons
Dry Rot - Brian Ridout
Pews through the Ages in Scotland - John Hume
Historic Organs - John Norman
Planning and Conservation Control in a Nutshell - Jonathan Taylor
Isothermal Glazing for the Protection of Stained Glass Windows - Jonathan Taylor

 
The Building Conservation Directory 1996

Pubs and Their Interiors - Peter Barnes
Record Making - Jason Wood
Government Planning Policy and the Historic Interior - Rosemarie MacQueen
Planning Policy Guidance in Wales - Jonathan Taylor
Value Added Tax Update - Adrian Dobinson
Zero Rated - Jonathan Taylor
Non-destructive Investigations - Robert Demaus
Structural Movement: Is it Really a Problem? - Clive Richardson
Tenders For Conservation Work - Nigel Hughes
The Repair of Reinforced Concrete - John Broomfield
SPAB Wind and Watermill Section, 1946-1996 - Jonathan Taylor
The SALVO Code - Jonathan Taylor
Theft and Architectural Salvage - Jonathan Taylor
Cotswold Stone Slates - Michael Hill
Mathematical Tiles: Canterbury Tales - Jonathan Taylor
The History and Use of Red Rubbers - Jonathan Robertson and Tim Shepherd
The Conservation of Marble - David Odgers
Cast Stone - Alan Lorentzen
The Conservation and Thermal Improvement of Timber Windows - Jonathan Taylor
Air/Water Abrasive Cleaning of Stone and Brickwork - Nicola Ashurst
Vapour Permeable Paint - Gareth Davies
Environmental Monitoring and Control - Jagjit Singh
Strategic Fire Protection in Historic Buildings - Richard Forrest
The Cleaning of Fine Decorative Finishes - Richard Pelter
The Art of Graining - Lisa Oestreicher
Ragged Edge: Insect Pests of Textiles - David Pinniger
The Treatment of Historic Carpets - John Maclean
Bathroom Fittings for Historic Houses - Jonathan Taylor
Streetscape - Colin Davis
Lighting in the Townscape - Graham Phoenix
Edwardian Water Gardens - Philip Swindells
The Modern Movement - Elain Harwood
Planning Requirements - Jonathan Taylor

 
The Conservation and Repair of Ecclesiastical Buildings 1996

An Open Door Policy - Andrew Lloyd Webber
Security Aspects - Anthony Male
The Historic Chapels Trust's Repair and Conservation of Todmorden Unitarian Church - Jennifer Freeman
Exhumations - David Jenkins
Structural Problems of Spires and Some Remedies - Poul Beckmann
Underside Condensation and Corrosion of Lead Sheet Roofs - Fred C Coote
Planning and Conservation Control: A Brief Guide - Jonathan Taylor
Stained Glass and its Decay - Drew Anderson
Monumental Brasses - William Lack
The Manufacture of Replica Inlaid Medieval Floor Tiles - Diana Hall
Light: The Medium of Vision - Michael Phillips
Heritage Lottery Fund - Jonathan Taylor

 
The Building Conservation Directory 1995

Revealing the Past: Two Case Studies - Malcolm Crowder and Robert Scrimgeour
Insurance for Historic Buildings: A Risky Business - Richard Sutch
An Update on VAT and Listed Buildings: Zero Rating for Residential Conversions - Val Ansell
Photogrammetry: A Practical Guide - Rory Stanbridge
Training for Building Conservation in a Modern World - Dr Charles Brown and Alex MacLaren
Fireplaces and Architectural Salvage - Thornton Kay
Thatched Roofs: An Introduction - Catherine Lewis
Victorian and Edwardian Terracotta Buildings - Jonathan Taylor
Purbeck Marble: The Restoration of the 13th Century Nave Clerestory, Chichester Cathedral - Donald Buttress
18th Century Panelled Doors and Their Details - James Coath
Lime Mortars and Renders: The Relative Merits of Adding Cement - Graham O'Hare
Aggregates for Lime Mortars, the National Library of Mortar Sands - Sasha Barnes
Beetles About: Insect Infestation of Timber and its Eradication - Dr Christopher R Coggins
Paint Removal from Historic Joinery - Nicola Ashurst
Traditional Lime Plaster: Myths, Preconceptions and the Relevance of Good Practice - Ian Constantinides
Encaustic Tiles - Tony Herbert
The Reconstruction of Coombe Cliffe Conservatory - Geoffrey Wallis
Historic Building Preservation Trusts - Hilary Weir and Maria Perks
Recent Trends and Developments in Training - Richard Davies
A Guide to the Statutory and Advisory Organisations - Michael Pearce
Grants and Loans for the Conservation and Repair of Historic Buildings - Jonathan Taylor

 
The Conservation and Repair of Ecclesiastical Buildings 1995

Funding Repairs: Grants, Appeals and Utilising Assets - Jocelyn M Cunliffe
The Inspection, Repair and Recording of Church Windows - Dr Mark K Askey
A Weighty Business: The Structure of Stone Masonry - Jonathan Taylor
A Question of Ethics - Peter Burman
Ecclesiastical Exemption: The Current Position - Martin Caroe
Ecclesiastical Monuments: Conservation Programme Notes - Denis Cox
Precision Treatment of Death Watch Beetle Attack - Robert Demaus
UK Cathedral Floor Damage Survey - Jane Fawcett
A Reminder of New Health and Safety Requirements for Building Sites - Michael Horner
Conservation and the Synagogue - Edward Jamilly
Bellframes - Graham Pledger
The Church of St Mary the Virgin, Pilton, North Devon: The Repair and Conservation of the Rood Screen - Richard Stanley

 
The Building Conservation Directory 1994

The Restoration of the Mansion House - Nicholas Thompson
Conservation and the Role of the Archaeologist - Jason Wood
What is a Listed Building? - Peter DR Bickerstaff
Listed Building and Conservation Area Legislation in Scotland - Jonathan Taylor
What is a Conservation Area? - Peter DR Bickerstaff
New Services in Historic Buildings - Jonathan Taylor
VAT and the Listed Building - Val Ansell
Roof Ventilation - Russell Wright
Building Stones of the United Kingdom - Francis G Dimes
Brick Making for Repair and Restoration Work - John West
Decorative Timber Mouldings in the 18th Century Interior - Rory Duncan
A Voyage of Discovery: The Repair and Restoration of Little Moreton Hall - Daryl Atkinson
Wrought Iron and Conservation - Christopher Topp
Words to the Unwise on Home 'Improvements' - Steven Parissien
Mortars and Renders - James Simpson
Laser Cleaning - Martin Cooper
Resin Repairs to Old and Historic Buildings - Andrew Evans
Damp and Decay - Dr CJD George
Fine Interiors: The Need for a Specialist Approach - Lisa Oestreicher
Interior Plasterwork - Jonathan Taylor
Resources and Requirements for the Conservation of Historic Landscapes - Dr Hilary Taylor
Places for People - Tony Scott
Retail Detail - Jonathan Taylor
BRE Heritage Support Service - Jim Kelsey

 
The Conservation and Repair of Ecclesiastical Buildings 1994

Why Care? - Dr Thomas Cocke
Archaeological Investigations - Carol Pyrah
Thermal Revelations - Govert Kooieman and Ingebourg de Jongh
Interior Conservation and Repair: An Holistic Approach - Elizabeth Hirst
St Christopher's Chapel - Kevin Howell
The Conservation of 19th & Early 20th Century Stained Glass - Dr David Lawrence
The British Society of Master Glass Painters: Accreditation Scheme Update - Jonathan Taylor
Avoiding a Disaster - Lyndall Leet
Quinquennial Reports - Giles Quarme
Ecclesiastical Legislation in Scotland - John Sanders
Ecclesiastical Buildings and the Law - Matthew Saunders
Principles of Repair - Jonathan Taylor
The Brompton Oratory - Russell Taylor
The Challenge of St Mary's Church - Pamela Ward
Church Heating - Robin F Wright

 
The Care and Conservation of Historic Garden Landscapes 1994

The Need for Protection - David Lambert
Historic Authenticity: How Far Should You Go? - Peter Swindells
Investigating Historic Garden and Landscape Design - Judith A Roberts
Iron-framed Conservatories and Greenhouses - Brian Morton
Garden Statuary - Trevor Proudfoot
New Developments in Bulb Technology for Traditional Landscapes - Frans Roozen
Ensuring the Continuity of Parkland Trees - Clive Parker
Saltwell Park, Gateshead - John Pendlebury and Alison Campbell
Public Amenities for Historic Parks and Gardens - Oran Campbell
The Selection of Turf and its Management in Historic Gardens - John Gregory
Garden Security - Thomas Ingilby

 
The Building Conservation Directory 1993

The Conservation Approach - Jonathan Taylor
The Repair and Conservation of St Peter's Church, Melverley, Shropshire - Andrew Arrol
Conservation and the Role of the Professionals - Giles Quarme
Historic Structures - A Methodology - Brian Morton
Building Conservation and the Law - Dennis McCoy
Repairs to Lead Sheet Roofing and Flashings - FC Coote
Slate Roofing - Jonathan Taylor
Building Stones of Mainland Britain - Jonathan Taylor
Brickwork: Historic Development, Decay, Conservation and Repair - Gerard Lynch
Timber Framed Buildings and Roofs - Paul Russell
Consumer Advice on Historic Repairs - Gordon E Robertson
Ironwork - Michael Ward
The History of Windows - Charles Brooking
Window Glass - Christopher Salmond
The Importance of Lime Mortars - Patricia Brock and Leo Biek
Lime-Based Renders - Bob Bennett
Masonry Cleaning - David Priestman
External Paintwork - Patrick Baty
Timber Decay - Peter Fitzsimons
Fire Protection - Alan C Parnell
Wall Coverings - Karen Beauchamp
Antique Light - Fritz Fryer
Townscape Design - Jonathan Taylor

 

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