Building Stones and Stone Buildings of Staffordshire, Paperback / softback Book

Building Stones and Stone Buildings of Staffordshire Paperback / softback

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The UK is rich in the use of local natural stone for many buildings.* Historical and geological background to the wealth of stone utilized throughout the centuries* Issues of conservation and restoration, and the problems of sourcing suitable replacement material* The major features of Staffordshire's building limestones and sandstones, and their physical and chemical properties* Illustrated guide to the stone heritage of selected Staffordshire buildings, integrating historical, architectural and geological aspects, covering castles, country houses and ecclesiastical buildings, as well as villages, civic buildings and monuments.

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  • Format: Paperback / softback
  • Pages: 352 pages, 231, COLOUR
  • Publisher: Arthur H.Stockwell Ltd
  • Publication Date:
  • Category: History of architecture
  • ISBN: 9780722345436

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