This page features conservation
and restoration of historic buildings. With a huge stock of old
houses in the UK, inevitably many more people undertake projects
to do up old buildings. To find out more about the impact of
climate change and old houses, have a look at the website run
by English Heritage entitled Climate
Change and Your Home -this interactive site gives owners
of traditionally built houses information on the potential impacts
of climate changes plus guidance on ways to reduce the impact
of your property.
Bathhouse Restoration -suppliers of original period reclaimed furnishings
and fittings. They offer a full supporting restoration and reconditioning
service specialising in antique bathroom and kitchen furnishings.
Jallot -web account
and diary of the refurbishment of a manor house in central France
that was filmed by Channel 4's Grand Designs in 2004.
Dickensons Period House Shops-a family run group of three shopsbased
in the Midlands and Welsh-border County of Shropshire in England
that grew out of an architectural salvage business -where possible,
local crafts people are used to source authentic replicas of
the 'right' period details necessary to complete a restoration
-the national body charged with the protection of the historic
-campaigns against the neglect, maltreatment and destruction
of Georgian buildings, parks and gardens in England and Wales.
It publishes advisory leaflets on subjects ranging from fireplaces
-independent UK building preservation charity which was founded
in 1965 to rescue worthwhile historic buildings from neglect,
and then to restore and let them for holidays.
Listed Property Owners Club - Practical information on property
maintenance, grants, legal advice and more from listed-building
Old House Store
-builders merchant for traditional and ecological materials -from
brick, flint and cob to oak and chestnut battens and laths.
Period Property UK -nicely laid out site with numerous articles
related to period properties.
-searches the internet and finds around 5000 suitable properties
across the UK each month. Subscribe to RenovateAlerts and you'll
receive regular up-to-date lists of the latest properties available
in your chosen areas.
Safeguard -damp proofing, basement and cellar
waterproofing, dry rot and woodworm treatment.
SalvoWEB -site devoted to Architectural Antiques,
Antique Garden Ornament, Reclaimed Building Materials and Architectural
Salvage, with links to many dealers in UK, Ireland, France &
SPAB -Society for the Protection of Ancient
Buildings -founded by William Morris in 1877 to counteract the
destructive 'restoration' of medieval buildings.
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