Clay Mortars for Masonry Buildings

Curtis, Roger (2015) Clay Mortars for Masonry Buildings. Clay Mortars for Masonry Buildings . pp. 1-12. [Article]

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"This INFORM guide explains how clay and clay-rich earth have traditionally been used in Scotland to make mortars for masonry wall construction and surface finishing. It explores how and why clay mortars were used and how to identify these mortars in traditional buildings and other structures. It also briefly covers maintenance and repair and some factors to consider if you own or care for a building that has clay or earth mortar." Source: Historic Scotland

Item Type: Article
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Curtis, RogerUNSPECIFIED
Corporate Authors: Historic Scotland
Languages: English
Keywords: clay mortars; clay; mortars; masonry; lime; vernacular buildings; historic buildings; maintenance; treatment; Scotland
Subjects: C.ARCHITECTURE > 04. Building materials
E.CONSERVATION AND RESTORATION > 01. Generalities
E.CONSERVATION AND RESTORATION > 12. Techniques
F.SCIENTIFIC TECHNIQUES AND METHODOLOGIES OF CONSERVATION > 01. Generalities
P. GEOGRAPHIC AREAS > 05. Europe
Depositing User: intern icomos
Date Deposited: 26 Jun 2017 10:18
Last Modified: 26 Jun 2017 10:18
URI: http://openarchive.icomos.org/id/eprint/1801

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