Conservation Practice Notes and Guidance

This is a series of practice notes and guidance on principles and practice for owners of historic buildings, whether Listed or not, or in a Conservation Area or not. They are designed to be quick reads, and give an outline of some of the basic principles we encourage, encouraging traditional construction and repair methods wherever possible and practical.

An Introduction to Lime
Working With Lime
An Introduction to Damp in Historic Buildings
Damp & Historic Buildings - Rain Penetration
Damp & Historic Buildings - Rising Damp
Damp & Historic Buildings - Condensation
An introduction to windows
Repair and replacement windows
General maintenance - an introduction
General maintenance Checklist