Historic Buildings

  • 10am-4.30pm The course Concentrating on the polite architecture of English great churches and castles, and their heavy investment in carved and painted details, we closely examine meaning in this imagery and explore its historical context to build up narratives of politics, belief and custom that can transform our understanding of what great buildings represented to... (more info)
  • 10am-4.30pm The course Concentrating on the polite architecture of English great churches and castles, and their heavy investment in carved and painted details, we closely examine meaning in this imagery and explore its historical context to build up narratives of politics, belief and custom that can transform our understanding of what great buildings represented to... (more info)
  • 10am-4.30pm The course This day course looks at the documentary evidence for the history of houses, with an emphasis on what it can tell us about their social history. It will introduce participants to the sources and to some of the ways in which you can explore the history of the development of  your house,... (more info)
  • Understanding Vernacular BuildingsTuesday 6 November 2018
    09.30 – 5pm The course A day school on vernacular buildings in general, materials, and the timber- framed tradition of the Marches in comparison to the South – East Region. In the afternoon we will discuss the challenge of living in a timber- framed house from the owner’s perspective, tips on energy efficiency and how to... (more info)