Chapter 2. Architectural History and Conservation

  1. Michael Forsyth
  1. Martin Cherry

Published Online: 15 APR 2008

DOI: 10.1002/9780470691823.ch2

Understanding Historic Building Conservation

Understanding Historic Building Conservation

How to Cite

Cherry, M. (2007) Architectural History and Conservation, in Understanding Historic Building Conservation (ed M. Forsyth), Blackwell Publishing Ltd, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9780470691823.ch2

Editor Information

  1. Department of Architecture and Civil Engineering, University of Bath

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 15 APR 2008
  2. Published Print: 1 JAN 2007

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781405111720

Online ISBN: 9780470691823



  • architectural history;
  • conservation;
  • architects;
  • victorian architectural historians;
  • heritage


This chapter contains section titled:

  • Introduction

  • The Pre-History of English Architectural History

  • Architects, Historians and Popular Perceptions

  • Conservation and the Use and Abuse of Architectural History

  • Attending to Everyone's Past

  • Endnotes