Pargeting

Pargeting

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Description

Pargeting is the decoration of plastered and rendered finishes on the outside of a building. Today it is associated mainly with East Anglia, but there is a revival of interest in the technique. This study describes how craftsmen are being commissioned to renew their acquaintance with pargeting.show more

Product details

  • Paperback | 32 pages
  • 150 x 210 x 3mm | 68.04g
  • Bloomsbury Publishing PLC
  • Shire Publications
  • London, United Kingdom
  • English
  • 0747804141
  • 9780747804147
  • 1,535,064

About Tim Buxbaum

Tim Buxbaum is a chartered architect whose practice believes in good new building design and the sensitive conservation of historic buildings. He has written for the Shire list 'Icehouses', 'Scottish Doocots' and the county guide 'Suffolk' (OP).show more

Table of contents

The origins of decorative pargeting; Pargeted designs; Later developments; The purpose and techniques of the craft; Contemplating repairs, further reading and places to visit.show more