Historic building features
This page offers guidance for the conservation of historic building features. The guides are helpful to property owners and developers who are creating designs and specifications for new projects or repairs.
Some of the guides may not reflect the latest legislative and national guidance changes, such as the new Building Regulations.
Windows and Doors
Historic England - General information on windows, including sash window repair
Historic England - Energy Efficiency in Historic Buildings: Draught-proofing windows and doors
Historic England - Energy Efficiency in Historic Buildings: Secondary glazing for windows
SPAB - Technical Questions and Answers 5: Old Doors
SPAB - Technical Questions and Answers 8: Metal Windows
Historic England - Information on roof insulation
Chimneys, flues and ventilation
Historic England - Energy Efficiency in Historic Buildings: Open fires, chimneys and flues
Floors and walls
Historic England - Floor insulation
Historic England - Wall insulation
SPAB - Dealing with Inappropriate Cement Renders