Defect, damage and decay: a discussion of the deterioration of stone, Online CPD Session

Defect, damage and decay: a discussion of the deterioration of stone, Online CPD Session

10/11/2020 - 10/11/2020
Course Type: 
Introductory, Intermediate, CPD
Virtual event: held online
United Kingdom

£25.00 per person

Event details

12.00-13.00 Tuesday 10th November 2020

Online CPD sesison held via Zoom. Replay available to view until 17/11/20.

About the Session:

This presentation will examine an extensive range of decay phenomena affecting building stones and historic masonry structures of Scotland; addressing common issues and more specialist problems. Further, this presentation will offer a menu of treatments, solutions and problem solving illustrated by case studies.

About the Speaker:

Nic Boyes ACR Accredited conservator restorer with over 20 years’ experience in the conservation of historically important buildings, monuments and sculpture. Nic has worked on projects such as Temple of Decision, Kingdom of Fife; Rosslyn Chapel, Edinburgh; Glasgow School of Art Building and the Kelvin Way Bridge Statuary. Nic was featured on the 2013 BBC documentry about the conservation works to Rosslyn Chapel. Nic is a member of the SPAB Scotland Committee. 

About SPAB Scotland
Members of the SPAB living and working in Scotland decided to form their own semi-autonomous group in 1995. Scotland has its own building traditions, architectural language and property laws, all of which are best dealt with locally. All members of the SPAB residing in Scotland are automatically members of SPAB Scotland.

If you’re considering registering five or more employees for a live online CPD session, contact the Education and Training team ( to enquire about our new group booking rates. All universities, colleges and schools who wish to make bookings of 10 or more students should also contact us to find out more about our group booking rates.

Booking Terms & Conditions

IT requirements: Please note that this is an online course and will be held via a webinar platform called CrowdCast. You will be sent instructions on how to join the session when you book. To participate, all you need is an internet connection, and a laptop, computer or phone with the ability to play video and audio. On android mobiles/tablets, sessions can be accessed via either Chrome for Android or Firefox for Android. Apple mobile/tablet users will need to download the CrowdCast app.

If you'd like to test your internet speed meets requirements before booking, please use this page on the CrowdCast website.

Accessibility: please contact the SPAB before booking to discuss any special access requirements.

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