Saturday, 27 October, 9.30 am – 3.30pm
A one day training course organised by the St Margaret’s Townscape Heritage King’s Lynn and delivered by Cliveden Conservation. The morning will include presentations covering the historic uses and chemistry of lime, its use with local materials in Vernacular buildings, inappropriate modern mortars and the damage they cause, types of lime mortars and how to specify them and some recent research and the hot lime revival. After lunch will be practical demonstrations covering different aggregate choices, pozzolans and other additives for lime mortars and a hot lime demonstration. Students will then mix their own mortar and use it for pointing.
Cost: £10 morning only or £20 Full Study Day (to include refreshments and a light lunch)
About the Fenland & Wash Regional Group
The group was set up by a number of enthusiastic members in 2003 to promote SPAB philosophy amongst homeowners and those who work on old buildings. Our area loosely covers Norfolk, Cambridgeshire and South Lincolnshire, although some events are outside this area.
Booking Terms & Conditions
Accessibility: please contact the Group Organiser before booking to discuss any special access requirements.