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Description - The Fixtures and Fittings of Period Houses, 1714-1939: An Essential Guide by Janet Collings

Building features and materials are being lost or replaced on older houses at an alarming rate. The appearance of this book is, therefore, most welcome for it enables the reader to identify original features and materials that have been used on houses from the Georgian period, through the Victorian and Edwardian periods and up until 1939 - a period when building techniques and architectural styles changed significantly.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9781847972378
ISBN-10: 1847972373
Format: Hardback
(297mm x 210mm x 22mm)
Pages: 240
Imprint: The Crowood Press Ltd
Publisher: The Crowood Press Ltd
Publish Date: 25-Feb-2011
Country of Publication: United Kingdom

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Author Biography - Janet Collings

Janet Collings is an architect who specializes in the conservation of historic buildings; she jointly runs an architectural practice and has written several books about the care of old buildings. She also co-founded the website www.oldhouse.info and is a visiting lecturer and external examiner on building conservation at UK universities. After gaining a Society for the Protection of Ancient Buildings scholarship, Janet took on a house on the 'Buildings at Risk' register. She has conserved both the house and garden for future generations to appreciate.

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