Wednesday, May 23, 2007

298) The Care & Conservation of Georgian Houses: A Maintenance Manual for Edinburgh New Town ***

Davey, A., Heath, B., Hodges, D., Ketchin, M. and Milne, R. (1986). The Care & Conservation of Georgian Houses: A Maintenance Manual for Edinburgh New Town. Butterworth Architecture, London.

  • Grants for housing improvement and repair (ms8-9)
  • Grants for building conservation (ms10-11)
  • Maintenance (ms12-13)
  • Survey and report (ms35-37)
  • Substructure:
  1. Geology (ms40-42)
  2. Foundations (ms43-45)
  • Walls and openings:
  1. Stones of the new town (ms49-54)
  2. Stone decay and defects (ms55-58)
  3. Masonry wall construction (ms59-66)
  4. Stone cleaning (ms67-70)
  5. Control of vegetatation (ms71-74)
  6. Removal of paint from stonework (ms75-76)
  7. Structural defects (ms77-81)
  8. Mortar joints (ms82-87)
  9. Stone repair (ms88-94)
  10. Particos (ms95-98)
  11. Doors (ms99-102)
  12. Door furniture (ms103-108)
  13. Fanlights (ms109-113)
  14. Sash windows (ms114-118)
  15. Sash window re-cording (ms119-121)
  16. Window mouldings and astragals (ms122-123)
  17. Window ironmongery (ms124-125)
  18. Dummy windows (126-129)
  19. External paintwork (ms130-131)
  • Roofs:
  1. Roof structure (ms134-138)
  2. Roof coverings (ms139-143)
  3. Flashings (ms144-147)
  4. Gutters and downpipes (ms148-154)
  5. Dormer windows (ms155-156)
  6. Cupolas and skylights (ms157-158)
  7. Access to roofs (ms159-161)
  8. Chimneys and flues (ms162-167)
  9. Parapets and balustrades (ms168-170)
  10. Insulation (ms171-175)
  • Internal details:
  1. Internal walls (ms179-180)
  2. Floors (ms181-186)
  3. Stairs (ms187-190)
  4. Internal joinery (ms191-193)
  5. Plasterwork (ms195-199)
  6. Interior decorating (ms200-206)
  7. Internal paint and varnish (ms207-211)
  8. Wallcoverings (ms212-214)
  9. Dampness (ms215-217)
  10. Timber decay (ms218-221)
  11. Fireplaces (ms223-228)
  12. Services (ms229-231)
  • External works:
  1. Step, plates and arches (ms234-235)
  2. Cellars and basement areas (ms237-238)
  3. Railings (ms239-242)
  4. Balconies (ms243-245)
  5. Lamp standards (ms246-247)
  • Further references (ms249-252)