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Measurement and Recording of Historic Buildings

Author: Peter SwallowSophie JacksonJonathan GodfreyRoss DallasAndrew WestmanAll authors
Publisher: Routledge, 2016.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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A practical guide to preparing measured surveys of historic buildings, this revised second edition places a special emphasis on recording the state of the fabric. The authors assume little previous knowledge of surveying and provide an introduction to basic levelling, measuring and surveying from the outset.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Swallow, Peter.
Measurement and Recording of Historic Buildings.
Routledge, 2016
(OCoLC)53392844
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Peter Swallow; Sophie Jackson; Jonathan Godfrey; Ross Dallas; Andrew Westman; David Watt
ISBN: 9781317742395 1317742397
OCLC Number: 953859360
Description: 1 online resource (224 pages)
Contents: Cover; Title Page; Copyright Page; About the authors; Table of Contents; Preface; Acknowledgements; 1 Basic measured survey practice; Historical development of surveying; The principles of surveying practice; Basic surveying methods; Ensuring the accuracy of survey work; 2 Surveying equipment; Types of equipment; 3 Elementary land survey; Chain survey; Plotting procedures; Preparing the finished survey drawing; Plane-table surveying; Checklist of features to be recorded on a measured site survey; 4 Levelling; Principles of levelling; Survey procedure; Contouring. 5 Preliminaries to the measured survey of buildingsBriefing; Finding old plans and other information; Reconnaissance of the building or site; Safety; Preliminaries to a survey; 6 Building measured survey I: preparing sketches; 7 Building measured survey II: measuring; Measuring for plans; Measuring for sections; Measuring externally; Measuring detail; 8 Building measured survey III: plotting and presentation; Plotting the survey; Drawing up in 'CAD'; Preparing the final survey drawing; Presentation; Practical examples; Archiving; Analytical and condition surveys; 9 Surveying with instruments. The survey gridThe accuracy of a survey; Computer aided drafting; Surveying with instruments; Surveying with the theodolite; Laser scanning; Global positioning system (GPS); Geographic information system (GIS); Choosing an instrument survey method; 10 Photographic based recording methods; Pictorial photography; Measurements from pictorial photographs; Rectified photography; Preparing a rectified photography survey; Architectural photogrammetry; Orthophotography; 11 Historic building recording; Stage 1: preparation; Stage 2: fieldwork; Stage 3: off-site work; Appendix A Hand signals. Appendix B Ordnance Survey mapsAppendix C Common abbreviations; Appendix D Setting out for common arch shapes; Appendix E Common mouldings; Appendix F Practical examples: using rod and tape; Appendix G Practical examples: plotting on the spot; Appendix H Practical examples: recording a vernacular building; Appendix I Procuring measured surveys; Bibliography; Index.
Responsibility: Peter Swallow, Sophie Jackson, Jonathan Godfrey, Ross Dallas, Andrew Westman, David Watt.

Abstract:

A practical guide to preparing measured surveys of historic buildings, this revised second edition places a special emphasis on recording the state of the fabric. The authors assume little previous knowledge of surveying and provide an introduction to basic levelling, measuring and surveying from the outset.

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