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February 2020

Place Services – Heritage Statements and Historic Building Appraisals

25 February - 09:30 - 12:30
Cressing Temple Barns, Witham Rd
Cressing, Braintree CM77 8PD United Kingdom
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£55

Heritage Statements are required for any planning application or listed building consent which affects the significance of a heritage asset, this is enshrined in the NPPF and particularly Paragraph 189. If undertaken correctly, these do not only provide a supporting document for an application but also a useful resource of baseline information which can inform an appropriate scheme of development, repair or conservation. This morning course explores the following: Why undertake a Heritage Statement; Content and Format; Methodology; Research and…

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OUDCE – An Introduction to GIS for Archaeologists

27 February - 09:00 - 16:30
Rewley House, 1 Wellington Square
Oxford, OX1 2JA United Kingdom
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In recent years, GIS has fundamentally transformed the way spatial data is collated, analyzed and interpreted. In this respect, it is an extremely powerful tool for archaeologists with many professional heritage services companies now utilizing the technology for detailed spatial analysis of a wide spectrum of projects including Historic Landscape Characterisation studies, field walking projects, archaeological excavations and evaluations. This course will provide participants with a working knowledge of GIS software and its practical applications for use in archaeology and…

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May 2020

OUDCE – The Setting of Heritage Assets and Places

6 May - 7 May
Rewley House, 1 Wellington Square
Oxford, OX1 2JA United Kingdom
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The setting of buildings, monuments and historic areas is fundamental to how people appreciate their cultural value and significance. But it is a complex and contentious issue for decision-makers. In the context of official guidance and wide-ranging experience of practical casework, this course explains why the setting of historic places matters, and the principles and practical skills of sound assessment and decision-making. The course will be of particular interest to those involved with heritage issues in planning decisions, especially major…

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OUDCE – Heritage Research: skills and Sources

13 May - 09:00 - 17:00
Rewley House, 1 Wellington Square
Oxford, OX1 2JA United Kingdom
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Carrying out research on heritage assets, such as archaeological sites, historic buildings or ruins, can be daunting and knowing what material is available and where to start can be a real challenge. This course aims to introduce you to the research sources available online, in archives, museums and libraries, and help you develop the skills needed to work with these sources. It will also introduce the types of information that you can collect from simple field surveys, and how scientific…

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Place Services – Historic Building Surveying: Structural Assessment & Repair Specification

14 May - 09:15 - 16:30
Hatfield House, Great North Road Hertfordshire AL9 5HX United Kingdom + Google Map
£155

This day course will be held at Hatfield House. The course is aimed at anyone wanting to further their understanding of historic building surveying, condition surveys and scheduling or specifying of repairs. The results of the day course will provide a detailed schedule of repairs, with commentary on specification a building on the Hatfield Estate This will be used to inform future conservation and renovation works. The day will commence with an introduction and briefing. Attendees will be provided with…

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July 2020

OUDCE – Condition Surveys of Historic Buildings

1 July - 3 July
Rewley House, 1 Wellington Square
Oxford, OX1 2JA United Kingdom
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Condition surveys of historic buildings require an understanding of architectural and construction history, as well as the ability to analyse and prioritise defects. This course aims to give participants an understanding of traditional construction and its defects and to provide the skills to carry out balanced and informed surveys of historic buildings. The course is designed for built environment professionals who are responsible for the repair, maintenance and management of heritage assets, public sector planning and conservation professionals, and owners…

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September 2020

OUDCE – Photographing Historic Buildings

16 September - 17 September
Rewley House, 1 Wellington Square
Oxford, OX1 2JA United Kingdom
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9.00am                Registration and coffee 9.30am                Welcome and introduction, followed by the first session discussing the nature and use of light. How the digital camera works, Choosing and using digital cameras and adjusting the settings to produce suitable images. Understanding the histogram 11.30am             Coffee/tea 12.00pm             Second session.   Making the image. What to record. Viewpoint, timing, lighting and controlling perspective. 12.30pm             Lunch 1.15pm               Afternoon on location in Oxford City. Demonstrations on composition and lighting techniques. Followed by a practical session where students…

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OUDCE – Heritage Values and the Assessment of Significance

23 September - 25 September
Rewley House, 1 Wellington Square
Oxford, OX1 2JA United Kingdom
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Significance is now a core concept within our planning process. Its assessment is a key part of management and of development within the historic environment. This course will introduce the process, show you what is involved in preparing assessments of significance, teach you how to read and judge such assessments, and explore the ways in which they can be used. At the end, you should be convinced about the value of significance as a planning and management tool! Programme Wednesday…

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