Brick, Flint & Lime

  • Lime plastersWednesday 16 September 2020
    9.30am-5pm The course An introduction to the use of lime plasters and lime mortars for homeowners and professionals working with historic buildings. The focus will be on the use of lime as interior and exterior damp management system, the repair of damaged brickwork and decorative finishes. We will view samples of lime within the grounds... (more info)
  • Limewash, distemper & linseed-based paintsThursday 17 September 2020
    9.30am-5pm The course During this day school participants will: Find out how limewash is used Look at the colouring of limewash, and see examples of its application on the historic exhibit buildings at the Museum Mix distemper and consider its context in historical and contemporary buildings Look at current linseed oil paint ranges which are... (more info)
  • Practical flint wallingMonday 9 - Tuesday 10 November 2020
    flint walling
    9.00am-4.30pm day one, 9.00am-1.00pm day two The course A two-day practical course covering: Preparation of flints for laying, knapping and setting out. Advice on tools and lime mortars, Practical flint work in different styles including galletting. The tutors Mark Middleton and Phil Francis of Berry-Middleton Ltd are experienced in many aspects of flint work, and... (more info)