CPD Short Course—Hot Mixed and Other Traditional Mortars for Conservation and Repair

Friday 22 September 2017, 9.00AM to 5.00pm

Course Content

  • Current best practise and research on hot mixedand other traditional mortars
  • The differences between and different uses fordifferent limes available in the context of historic practice.
  • The mixing methods, preparation of substratesand aftercare of emplaced mortars, renders and plasters.





Course Benefits

  • Understand current research and how this is developing new approaches to traditional mortars for conservation and repair.
  • Awareness of best practise for traditional mortars for conservation and repair.

Course Leader: Nigel Copsey

Nigel Copsey began working with stone as a drystone waller in Cornwall, he later trained as a stonemason and carver at Weymouth College in Dorset, becoming established as a lettercutter and stonemason working mainly in the field of stone and building conservation. Based originally in the South-West, Nigel has carried out projects nationally and internationally with a wide range of public and private clients. http://www.nigelcopsey.com/

Pricing & Funding

Course cost £185 (+20% discount for former students)

More info and how to register

Location: King's Manor

Email: louise.cooke@york.ac.uk