Caring for Old Houses

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Marston House, 2002 - Architecture, Domestic - 256 pages
In an age when older historic properties in both town and country are treasured and sought after as never before, this new edition of Pamela Cunnington's classic book will be particularly welcome. This book telLs you how to tackle the problems of restoration, who to turn to for advice, materials and even money. She describes the historical background of all type of buildings, and explains the process of 'listing'. All parts of the house - roof, walls, chimneys, staircases, etc - are systematically discussed and explained, and the best methods of matching materials indicated.

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Contents

Acknowledgements
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The current legal position
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Buildings at risk
33
Copyright

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