The Challenges of Windmill Conservation

The Challenges of Windmill Conservation

The lecture will compare the current techniques used in the repair of windmills with traditional techniques used by the old-time millwrights.

Date: 
15/06/2022 - 15/06/2022
REF: 

MS2202

Audience: 
Introductory, General Interest
Location: 
Online
United Kingdom
Required Equipment: 

To participate, all you need is an internet connection, and a laptop, computer or phone with the ability to play video and audio.

Price: 

 

£6 pp - SPAB Members

£8 pp - Non-Members

Live Online Lecture

Time: 12pm-1pm

Please note that the lecture will be recorded and all registered participants will receive a link for the recording after the lecture.

Event details

The Challenges of Windmill Conservation

The lecture will compare the current techniques used in the repair of windmills with traditional techniques used by the old-time millwrights. Luke Bonwick will draw on his experience of a range of conservation projects from across the country. This will include insights and advice collected during 25 years of practical work with a number of specialist millwrights and millers.

Speaker information:

Luke Bonwick is a building surveyor and millwrighting consultant with a longstanding interest in traditional mills, particularly windmills. He currently works as a Conservation Officer for Kent County Council, a role which carries responsibility for managing the repair and maintenance of KCC's eight timber-framed windmills. Since 2004 Luke's consultancy work has supported the owners and guardians of mills and vernacular buildings across the UK.

 

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