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Lime in historic buildings, its uses and specification

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About the course
This workshop will cover the theory:

Why we use lime and the different types of lime

Specifications and choosing the right lime

How to mix and repoint with lime mortars

Plasters and rough cast renders

Lime wash and other suitable paint finishes

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About the tutor
James Innerdale is an experienced Conservation Architect and trainer, specialising in the repair, conservation and adaptation of historic buildings. He deals with as aspects of historic building project management, clients including domestic home owners, places of worship and the National Trust. James has also provided heritage skills training for a range of organisations including Historic England, The Society for the Protection of Ancient Buildings (SPAB), Cumbria Action for Sustainability, the North of England Civic Trust, the Yorkshire Dales National Park Authority. Courses include training for homeowners, building professionals and contractors, including presentations and practical demonstrations as well as walk and talks.

Location: Clapham Village Hall, LA2 8DY
Date: 9 December 2017 
Time: 9.30am-1.00pm
Booking: Pre booking is essential. For further information and booking please contact
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This course is part of Stories in Stone, a four-year programme of community and heritage projects that has been developed by the Ingleborough Dales Landscape Partnership with funding from the Heritage Lottery Fund. You can find out more about the Stories in Stone project here.

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