An overview of the historical development of the bricks, mortars and manner of manipulating them that stamped its character on Tudor, Jacobean, Georgian, Victorian and Edwardian brickwork. It also examines the causes of failure and conservative repairs relevant to each period.Find out more Book now
A two-day course covering practical and theoretical aspects of flint walling. It includes
The first day runs from 9.30am until 5pm. The second day runs from 9.30am until 1pm.
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A two-day course consisting of illustrated lectures, demonstrations and hands-on practice, which explores the historical and technical development of jointing and pointing from the Tudor period to the early 20th century. The theoretical and historic background will be covered including the tools, materials, mortars and practice.Find out more Book now
The day will consist of introductory talks followed by practical demonstrations on how to make a decent lime mortar properly, so that a tradesman can use it.Find out more Book now
Discover some of the causes of failure and decay and the selection of methods of repair.Find out more Book now
An introduction to the use of lime plasters and lime mortars for homeowners and professionals working with historic buildings. The focus will be on the use of lime as interior and exterior damp management system, the repair of damaged brickwork and decorative finishes. We will view samples of lime within the grounds of the Museum, followed by a practical demonstration. Participants can enjoy the hands on experience of lime plaster.Find out more Book now