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Guide to the principles of the conservation of historic buildings (No longer current but cited in Building Regulations)

Series/doc. No BS BS 7913:1998
Year 1998
Abstract Provides information, advice and guidance on the principles of the conservation of historic buildings, and is thus applicable to buildings, civil engineering and other standing structures which are either included in the statutory list of buildings of special architectural or historic interest or are scheduled ancient monuments.
History Superseded by BS 7913:2013. This document is no longer current but is cited in the Building Regulations for England, Northern Ireland and Wales
ISBN 058029515X
Subject(s) Planned maintenance
Building types
Historic buildings
Legal issues and management
Building maintenance
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Publisher British Standards Institution
Publisher History With over 100 years of experience the British Standards Institute is recognised as the UK’s National standards body. Their committees work with the manufacturing and service industries, government, businesses and consumers to facilitate the production of British, European and International standards.
Table Of Contents
Committees responsible
Foreword ii
1 Introduction 1
2 Scope 2
3 Informative references 2
4 Definitions 2
5 Legislation and standards 3
6 The objectives of conservation 4
7 Conservation in practice 8
Annexes 16
A (informative) Legislation and guidance 16
B (informative) Sources of finance 18
C (informative) Bibliography 20
D (informative) Conservation manuals, log books and five-yearly inspections 24 24
E (informative) Useful names and addresses 25
List of references 5


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