Chapter 2. Stone: Granite

  1. Michael Forsyth
  1. Robert Cotta

Published Online: 15 APR 2008

DOI: 10.1002/9780470697696.ch2c

Materials & Skills for Historic Building Conservation

Materials & Skills for Historic Building Conservation

How to Cite

Cotta, R. (2008) Stone: Granite, in Materials & Skills for Historic Building Conservation (ed M. Forsyth), Blackwell Publishing Ltd, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9780470697696.ch2c

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:

  • sourcing the material;
  • conservation techniques;
  • deterioration issues;
  • horizontal zones;
  • stone construction

Summary

This chapter contains section titled:

  • Introduction

  • Characteristics and sources

  • History of technology and building use

  • Assessment techniques and deterioration issues

  • Conservation techniques

  • Sourcing the material

  • Further reading

  • Endnotes