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Conserving Historic Stonework: a homeowner’s guide
12 July 2017 at 10:00 am to 4:00 pm
A one session course, FREE to new learners, 10:00-4:00 on 12th July at Stamford Arts Centre, 27 St Mary's Street, Stamford, PE9 2DL.
As part of Heritage Lincolnshire's Stamford 50 celebrations join Kelly Appleton, the charity's buildings conservation officer, to find out what causes historic stonework to decay and what we can do to prevent it.
This course will provide an introduction to how and why historic stone buildings and monuments deteriorate, as well as discuss the methods that can used to diagnose the causes of decay.
You will also find out what steps can be take to prevent or resolve stone deterioration, in order to help secure the future of our historic stone structures.
In the afternoon we will take a walk around the picturesque streets of Stamford - described as "Britain's finest stone town" - for a practical look at its stone buildings and monuments.
Tea, coffee & biscuits provided.
Booking is essential. For an enrolment form please email firstname.lastname@example.org or telephone 01529 461499.
This lifelong learning course is part of the Grow programme organised by the Lincolnshire County Council Community Learning service. We aim to attract new learners and courses are open to all aged 19 and over on 31 August 2016.