Conservation and Repair of Masonry Ruins Course

26-29 Jun, 2023
West Dean College, nr. Chichester, West Sussex

This course is designed for anyone concerned with the conservation of ruined structures, although the principles and skills are also applicable to roofed buildings. It includes the identification of mechanisms of decay and structural failure, selection and application of conservation and repair techniques, identification and replication of historic lime and earth-based mortars, the selection and application of mortars and grouts, and soft and hard wall capping. Delivered using a series of lectures and practical sessions working on the masonry Ruinette.
Contact: West Dean College of Arts and Conservation
Tel: 01243 818300
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