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Conservation of architectural ironwork

posted 9 Mar 2011, 14:45 by Paul Brayford   [ updated 27 Mar 2011, 06:23 ]
A Conservation Studies CPD Course (SN1/11) from the National Heritage Ironwork Group and held at King's Manor, York. Fee includes lunch and site visits. Aimed at professionals and craftspeople, this course is an introduction to ironwork as a craft that will teach delegates basic principles of assessing historic ironwork in situ and make decisions relating to its care. Lectures on covering aspects such as metallurgy in wrought irons and steels, tools and materials, design, manufacture, traditional techniques and fixings will be complemented by a site visit to survey and record historic ironwork. The tutors, themselves craftspeople and acknowledged experts in the field of historic ironwork conservation, will discuss any observations and findings so that specifying repairs of an appropriate standard can be considered. A subsidy is available for small companies in North Yorkshire and Humberside, reducing the fee to 142.54GBP. For more information contact Pam Ward at Department of Archaeology, University of York, The King's Manor, York YO1 7EP, tel 01904 433997, email The cost is £350.