THE SPAB MAGAZINE - AUTUMN 2012

In this edition of the SPAB Magazine

NEWS
Awards, the AGM, Star Wars... it’s been busy 7-16

CASEWORK
Reports on recent cases reviewed by the SPAB 17-32

MOTHBALLING
Maintaining vacant historic buildings 33

PROFILE
Kate Griffin talks to Ptolemy Dean 34-39

MALMESBURY ABBEY
Ptolemy Dean’s approach to the historic ruins 40-41

NEW ORLEANS
Jeremy Musson on the city’s revival post-Katrina 42-45

A FELLOW’S PROGRESS
Carpenter Andy Johnson’s first-hand account 47-49

PIOTROWICE NYSKIE
Update on the manor reborn 50-54

BELL INN
Hidden stone treasures revealed 56-62

ON SITE
St John’s Church Hanley – fitted for the future 64-67

VOLUNTEERS
How you can help the SPAB 73

TECHNICAL Q&A
Gypsum plaster floors 75

BOOKS
Reviews of recent publications 76-82

BATTLELINES
Westminster Abbey revisited 84-87

NATIONAL TREASURES
What’s your favourite building? 88-89


Star Wars Luke Skywalker's desert 'igloo' repaired
Malmesbury Abbey - historic ruins sketch by Ptolemy Dean
New Orleans Jeremy Musson on the city's revival post-Katrina
Piotrowice Nyskie - Update on the manor reborn









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