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17th March 2022

Historic England: Traditional Building Materials and Availability

Click here to listen to the talk myself and fellow scholars- Lucy and Amy- recently gave for Historic Englands Technical Tuesday. We looked at traditional materials and there availability.

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Libby Watts

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20th September 2021

Plain Glass: A material often overlooked

Glass is often overlooked, however it is important to the character of a building. This is a brief history of plain glazed windows.

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Libby Watts

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13th March 2022

The Progression of a Country House

This short piece is aimed at summarising what I have learnt about the progression of country houses from nine country house stays during the SPAB scholarship and further reading on the topic.

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Libby Watts

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24th June 2020

The Chiltern Hills: Geology, Landscape, Materials and Vernacular

This article reviews the Chiltern hills, its geology, landscape, local materials and the Chilterns vernacular.

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Libby Watts

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3rd March 2022

The Green Man

This article looks at Green Men, their 

origin and how they vary in styles across the ages. Whilst on the scholarship I became fascinated with these interesting carvings and wanted to learn more. 

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Libby Watts