Understanding Historic Buildings

    SubTitle

    A Guide to Good Recording Practice
    Understanding Historic Buildings large image 1
        Paperback / softback

        Publication Date

        24 May 2016
        10476894
        10476894

        Main Summary

          This Historic England guidance sets out the process of investigating and recording historic buildings for the purposes of historical understanding. It aims to assist professional practitioners and curators, managers of heritage assets, academics, students and volunteer recorders in compiling or commissioning records that are accurate and suited to the purposes for which they are intended.

          For those undertaking recording themselves it provides practical advice on surveying, photography and report writing. It also assists those managing the built environment to set appropriate specifications for the recording of historic buildings by others.

          Additional Information

          Author

          Rebecca Lane

          Publishing Status

          Active

          Size

          297mm

          Number of Illustrations

          33

          Number of Pages

          64

          ISBN

          9781848024601

          Contents

            1.    Why record?
            2.    Prior to recording
            3.    When to record
            4.    Creating a record
            5.    Recording levels: a description
            6.    Preserving the record
            7.    Architectural drawing conventions
            8.    Bibliography
            9.    Where to get advice

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