Decorative Features

Advice on the care and conservation of wall paintings and other surface finishes, and decorative stone.

  • Wall Paintings

    Information on the care of wall paintings. How to anticipate where hidden wall paintings may exist, and what to do if you discover them.

  • Care and Conservation of Historic Architectural Tiles

    Decorative tiles are found in walls, floors and roofs of historic buildings. While stable, they're vulnerable to structural faults and surface damage.

  • Coade Stone

    Coade stone enriches many Georgian buildings and gardens in England and beyond. Eleanor Coade developed the ‘secret’ formula for this durable ceramic.

  • Terracotta

    Links to lectures by terracotta and faience experts, and the Tiles and Architectural Ceramics Society’s list of references, manufacturers & suppliers.

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