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Practical Building Conservation Series

English Heritage has revised and updated its highly regarded series of conservation handbooks, for publication in 2012 and 2013. The original handbooks by John and Nicola Ashurst were published in 1988 and have become standard reference texts for those caring for historic buildings large and small, considered essential reading for architects, surveyors and building managers, as well as conservators and home owners. The new series has been updated to cover the latest techniques and materials; it is greatly expanded and copiously illustrated.

10 volumes - 

  • Glass & Glazing;
  • Metals;
  • Timber; 
  • Stone;
  • Mortars, Renders & Plasters;
  • Building Environment; 
  • Roofing;
  • Conservation Basics; 
  • Earth, Brick andTerracota; 
  • Concrete.

They are priced at £65 per book or you can purchase the full series of 10 books for £500.

Each volume written by internationally renowned experts.

Essential reference texts for those caring for historic buildings.

Published by Ashgate - For more information on each book including sample pages, contents and reviews visit their website online