THE SPAB MAGAZINE - SUMMER 2016

In this edition of the SPAB Magazine

NEWS, VIEWS and EVENTS
Scottish thatch, Mills Section, Betjeman shortlist, Philip Webb Award - plus your tweets 5-14

SCHOLARS and FELLOWS
We catch up with this year's batch 17-19

LETTERS
Your views on our news 20-21

CASEWORK
Recent cases reviewed by the SPAB 27-33

FLOORS CAMPAIGN COVER STORY
Launching the SPAB's 2016 #lookdown 35-41

AND DID THOSE FEET...
Matthew Slocombe's brief history of floors 44-51

PROFILE
What's next for Lord Grossman? 53-57

ON SITE
The gate at Herstmonceux Castle 58-60

BATTLELINES
Weir in Wales 64-67

TECHNICAL NOTES
More technical information and advice 68-69

Mosaic image of Venus at Bignor Roman villa; Photo: Lisa Tupper BOOKS
The latest volumes reviewed 71-75

NATIONAL TREASURES
The Winter Smoking Room, Cardiff Castle 80-81

Cover Summer 2016: The floor of St David's Cathedral in Wales; Photo: Kate Griffin

SPAB Fellows by a thatched cob wall with one of the team from Master Thatcher; Photo: SPAB

Floor at St David's Cathedral in Wales; Photo: Kate Griffin

Loyd Grossman; Photo: Will Pascall Hudson's Heritage Images

The Winter Smoking Room in Cardiff Castle; Photo:Cardiff Castle




















 

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