THE SPAB MAGAZINE - WINTER 2014


In this edition of the SPAB Magazine

NEWS AND VIEWS
Events and courses, Scholars and Fellows, letters
and tweets. Plus Bees at Rosslyn Chapel 5-23

CASEWORK
Reports on recent cases reviewed by the SPAB
26-34

WEBB OF INFLUENCE
Philip Webb, his life and his work 38-42

STANDEN DELIVERS COVER STORY
Living in a Webb-designed house 46-49

PORTALS OF PROTECTION
Marks to ward off the dark 53-57

ON SITE I: OUR HOUSE
Repairing and redecorating the SPAB HQ 60-64

VIEWPOINT
Sniffing out dry rot 67

ON SITE II: RETURN TO ISLE OF GRAIN
Underpinning: we dig deeper 68-69

BATTLELINES
Raven Frankland and the SPAB 71-75

TECHNICAL NOTES
Information from the technical team 76-77

A window on Webb. Photo Alison McClaryVOLUNTEERS
How you can help the SPAB 78

BOOKS
The latest volumes reviewed 79

NATIONAL TREASURE
Fraser Mortuary Chapel 84-85

The SPAB Magazine cover, picture The Webb-designed entrance to Standen. Photo National Trust
Delegates on the Repair of Old Buildings Course visit to Wilton's Music Hall in London
The rocking horse
Two of the scribed hand outlines from the south door of Ampney Crucis Church, Gloucestershire
SPAB's HQ Notices on panelling and doors were sign-written by hand










































 


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