Practical building conservation. Volume 2: Brick, terracotta and earth
Covers the control of damp and the repair and maintenance of brick, clay and earth structures. The book investigates the causes of damp, methods of mortar analysis and their advantages and disadvantages, and gives a guide to pointing stone and brick work. There are detailed sections on the repair and maintenance of: bricks; terracotta and faience; cob, chalk mud, pise and clay lump; earth floors; daub.
Superseded by 2015 edition.
Now known as Historic England, English Heritage produced a wide variety of publications with subjects ranging from repair, conservation and management of the historic environment to funding and grants.
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