The Structural Engineer > Archive > Volume 42 (1964) > Issues > Issue 10 > The Restoration of Ancient buildings
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The Restoration of Ancient buildings

The paper discusses the more usual causes of structural failure and deterioration found by the authors in ancient structures. Seven particular problems and their solutions are described: The Divinity School and Bodleian Library, Oxford, The Church of St. Peter Mancroft, Norwich, The Woolhouse, Southampton, All Souls College, Oxford, Chichester Cathedral, Pembroke College, Oxford, Wells Cathedral. E.W.H. Gifford and P. Taylor

Author(s): Gifford, E W H;Taylor, P

Keywords: restoring;historic buildings;repairing;bodleian library, oxford;st peter mancroft, norwich;woolhouse, southampton, hants;all souls college, oxford;chichester cathedral;pembroke college, oxford;wells cathedral;divinity school, oxford;ring beams;churches;jacking;walls;straightening;strengthening