Inspecting and Recording Historic Timber Structures

Course Overview

This course provides a systematic inspection and recording procedure for timber framed buildings. Through concise recording and surveying the most appropriate repair methods can be adopted.

Learning Objectives

• Measuring and recording the structural timbers
• Producing working drawings of the structure
• Recording the extent of defects within the structure
• Specifying a conservation based approach to remedial measures.

Who is the Course For?

This particular course is suitable for anyone interested in the surveying and recording historic buildings such as professionals involved in conservation.

Further Information

The specific dates and costs are available on the course timetable on the website. Each course will run with between 5 and 15 students. Bespoke courses for organisations can also be arranged upon request.


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Clothing and PPE

Please bring overalls or suitable working clothes and safety footwear. Gloves and goggles will be provided during the course.

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