Friday, June 01, 2007

308) Practical Building Conservation - English Heritage Technical Handbook Volume 1: Stone and Mortar ***

Ashurst, J. and Ashurst, N. (1989). Practical Building Conservation - English Heritage Technical Handbook Volume 1: Stone and Mortar. Gower Technical Press Ltd., England.
  • Repair and maintenance of stone (ms1-18)
  • Control of organic growth (ms20-26)
  • Grouting masonry walls (ms27-33)
  • Repair with mortar (plastic repair) (ms34-42)
  • Masonry cleaning (ms43-66)
  • Removal of soluble salts from masonry (desalination) (ms68-72)
  • Cleaning marble (ms73-78)
  • The cleaning and treatment of limestone by the 'lime method' (ms79-86)
  • Masonry consolidants (ms87-91)
  • Colourless water-repellent treatments (ms92-94)
  • Case study: the consolidation of clunch (ms96-100)
  • References (ms19,66-67,72,78,95)