Jointly published in association with English Heritage and Historic Scotland
Book includes the latest findings from English Heritage research projects, and a European study completed 1998.
Illustrated with colour photographs for readers to use as a diagnostic aid
Covers dry rot, and deathwatch beetle
Recent cast studies presented
Fully up-to-date with current conservation thinking
Winner of the publication of the year 2000 award from the Assoication for Preservation Technology International
Publisher: Historic Environment Scotland
Number of pages: 256
Weight: 966 g
Dimensions: 246 x 189 x 20 mm
'I recommend the book to anyone who works with wood in buildngs, not just to those who work on their fabric. The book clearly covers everything that can cause decay in wood in this country and even extends warnings against what might do so if global warming increases!'-Conservation News
'This book is essential reading for anyone who works with historic buildings or who wishes to improve their knowledge and understanding of timber decay and its treatment.' - Journal of Architectural Conservation
'This book makes an important contribution towards the treatment of infested timber and provides an alternative approach to the problem....This publication need to be on the bookshelf for all involved in work to old buildings.' - Construction Books Direct'N August 2000
'I recommend the book to anyone who works with wood in buildngs, not just to those who work on their fabric. The book clearly covers everything that can cause decay in wood in this country and even extends warnings against what might do so if global warming increases!' - Conservation News
'I have no hesitation in recommending it as a very interesting read and a very useful reference work.' - Building Engineer
'Reading this meticulously researched and presented book provides the reader with a new-found confidence when confronted with timber decay in buildings. Without question, this is destined to become a key reference book for all those involved with historic buildings.' - SPAB News
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