Chapter 2. Stone: Sandstone

  1. Michael Forsyth
  1. Ian Williams

Published Online: 15 APR 2008

DOI: 10.1002/9780470697696.ch2b

Materials & Skills for Historic Building Conservation

Materials & Skills for Historic Building Conservation

How to Cite

Williams, I. (2008) Stone: Sandstone, in Materials & Skills for Historic Building Conservation (ed M. Forsyth), Blackwell Publishing Ltd, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9780470697696.ch2b

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 2008

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781405111706

Online ISBN: 9780470697696

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Keywords:

  • horizontal zones;
  • available advice;
  • limestone;
  • stone construction;
  • rubble walls

Summary

This chapter contains section titled:

  • Rates of decay

  • Faults

  • Processes of weathering and decay

  • Available advice

  • Further reading

  • Endnotes