The PLACE spring conference 2011 will be held on Saturday 2nd April at York St John University, York. The theme will be:
YORKSHIRE’S HISTORIC LANDSCAPES AND BUILDINGS AT RISK
The historic environment faces many and varied threats, from coastal erosion to urban development, from visitor pressure to neglect and under-funding. In this conference, we will explore a wide range of sites at risk, from historic buildings to whole landscapes.
Coastal erosion threatening a WWII pillbox A threatened C17th building at Roseberry
- Dave Macleod – The role of air photography in identifying sites at risk
- Tom Lord – Victoria Cave, Ribblesdale
- Margaret Nieke – Castle Howard and heritage landscapes
- Brian Walker – Heritage on the public forest estate: a risky business?
- Philip Abramson – Conservation and stewardship of WWII sites on the Defence Estates
- Michael Thomson – The restoration and operation of Gayle Mill
- Tony Berry and Chris Dunn – The River Foss navigation
- Andrew Witham – The restoration of an C18th merchant’s house at Thorne
- Janet Douglas – York Road Library, Leeds.
There will be displays and bookstalls.
The cost of the conference will be £15.00 (£10.00 for unwaged/retired) and will include tea/coffee but not lunch.
To secure your place, please send a cheque for the appropriate amount, payable to PLACE, to:
Dr Margaret Atherden, PLACE Office, York St John University, Lord Mayor’s Walk, York, YO31 7EX.
Tel: 01904 766291. E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org
More information http://place.uk.com/2011/01/conference-yorkshires-historic-landscapes-and-buildings-at-risk/