Period House: Complete Care, Repair and Restoration

Period House: Complete Care, Repair and Restoration

by Albert Jackson, David Day
     
 
A comprehensive and updated guide to the features and designs of residential property built between the mid-eighteenth century and outbreak of the Second World War. A complete home owner's guide to the styles and features of period property, this book is ideal for examining the history and design of different architectural features, while also providing advice on

Overview

A comprehensive and updated guide to the features and designs of residential property built between the mid-eighteenth century and outbreak of the Second World War. A complete home owner's guide to the styles and features of period property, this book is ideal for examining the history and design of different architectural features, while also providing advice on restoration and repair work. This updated edition also includes a revised introduction focusing on the definition of the period concerned, new figures for cost-effective restoration in 2005 as well as updated information on legal protection for older houses. In addition, there are new sections on pre-Georgian style, thatched roofs and energy conservation. Many new photo illustrations have also been added to make this new edition of Collins Period House invaluable to anyone appreciative of restoration and design.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780007192755
Publisher:
HarperCollins UK
Publication date:
08/01/2005
Pages:
240
Product dimensions:
8.70(w) x 10.40(h) x (d)

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