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Conservation Bulletin 69

Front cover for Conservation Bulletin 69

Building Materials

The character of England’s historic buildings owes everything to the traditional materials of which they were made. But when those materials decay, how should we repair and replace them?


  • Editorial p2
  • Principles of Repair p3
  • Understanding Materials p12
  • Safeguarding the Future p35
  • News p46
  • Archives and Collections p48
  • Legal Developments p50
  • New Publications p51

Additional Information

  • Series: Conservation Bulletin
  • Publication Status: Completed
  • Product Code: 51600
  • ISSN: 0753–8674


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