Alof, M. (1988) The Crypt of Rochester Cathedral, Kent: A study into moisture related deterioration of the wall paintings and stone work

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Author: Marion Alof

Abstract:

Hygrothermal measurements were taken throughout this period with four thermohygrographs and, in addition, from January to 7 April, on a daily basis, with an electronic and a whirling hygrometer. Hygrometric measurements were obtained with a moisture meter (protimeter), and by extracting core samples at various representative locations. All core samples were analysed for salts. For a better understanding of the stone decay, and also of the protimeter readings and the core sampling results, the geology of the stone was taken into consideration.

To cite this work:
Alof, M. (1988) The Crypt of Rochester Cathedral, Kent: A study into moisture related deterioration of the wall paintings and stone work. Final-year project, Conservation of Wall Painting Department, Courtauld Institute of Art.

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Published online: 8th January 2018
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