The UK is rich in the use of local natural stone for many buildings.
- Historical and geological background to the wealth of stone utilized throughout the centuries
- Issues of conservation and restoration, and the problems of sourcing suitable replacement material
- The major features of Staffordshire’s building limestones and sandstones, and their physical and chemical properties
- Illustrated guide to the stone heritage of selected Staffordshire buildings, integrating historical, architectural and geological aspects, covering castles, country houses and ecclesiastical buildings, as well as villages, civic buildings and monuments.
ISBN 978 07223 4543-6
Paperback – 348 pages
Publication Date: 16th October 2015
Available to pre-order