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Context is the journal of the Institute of Historic Building Conservation which represents professionals working in the historic built environment in the UK. It is published five times a year and is distributed to Institute members and to a range of other subscribers. Context informs readers about developments in professional practice and the management of the historic environment and provides a forum for discussing issues of professional concern.

Context is edited by Rob Cowan. All enquiries should be directed to: editor@ihbc.org.uk Context is published five times a year.


Guidance for contributors to Context
Notes for authors
Notes for book reviewers

Publication schedule
Number Theme Copy submission deadline Publication Date
155 Social Science and Humanities 11th May 2018 6th July 2018
156 Annual School 13th July 2018 7th September 2018
157 Europe 14th September 2018 9th November 2018

ACTING CHAIR OF EDITORIAL BOARD
Michael Taylor email

The IHBC is a registered charity and exists to promote our charitable objectives. Context is sent to individuals who are not members of the IHBC only when they subscribe to the charity. Subscriber rates are the same as membership rates, and benefits include, as well as Context, the IHBC's annual review, the IHBC Yearbook. Subscribers are strongly encouraged to sign up to Gift Aid to support the IHBC's charitable activities. No concessionary rates are available to subscribers. To join as a subscriber please contact admin@ihbc.org.uk.

Context is made available to corporate bodies (libraries; educational bodies etc) at a corporate subscription rate, including postage of: United Kingdom £60; Elsewhere £90.

Subscription orders together with cheques made payable to the 'Institute of Historic Building Conservation' should be sent to the:

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Email admin@ihbc.org.uk



Context on-line archive
The articles from Context are published on a searchable on-line archive six months after publication. To visit the archive click here.

Advertising
To advertise appropriate products and services in Context, please contact our publisher Cathedral Communications on context@cathcomm.co.uk, 01747 871717. Full details

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Cover of
CONTEXT No.154
May 2018


Articles include:

Working with lime and stone

Listed Building Consent:
demolition or alteration?
Eleni Makri and Bob Kindred

Finding stone
Clara Willett and Chris Wood

Sourcing stone to repair Exeter Cathedral
Emily Harper and Sue Penaluna

Progress with stone consultants
David Odgers

Lime mortars: a conservation engineer's view
Michael Beare and James Millar

Mortar analysis for specifiers
Jessica Hunnisett

Hot-mixed mortars: a new lime revival
Alison Henry

Inspecting historic fibrous plaster ceilings
John Stewart



The revolution that lasted
Timothy Cantell

The wringing of hands
Andrew Vines

Local listing using Placecheck
Barry Sellers




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The 2018 IHBC Yearbook

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