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Historic Building Surveying: Laser Scanning At Hatfield House

From: Thursday 16.05.19
at 9:00am
To: Friday 17.05.19
at 4:00pm
9.30am- 10am registration

Hatfield House, Hertfordshire



Event type: 

This two-day course is aimed at anyone wanting to further their understanding of archaeological building recording techniques and the measured survey of historic buildings. The results of the course will provide a measured survey and recording of a number of the fantastic historic interiors at Hatfield House which will be used for a future condition survey.

Event description: 

The first day will commence with an introductory talk about laser scanning and recording historic buildings in general. We will discuss what drawings and photographs may be needed for recording a historic building, why they would be produced and who the end users might be. The course will be specifically aimed at recording historic interiors. We will then carry out the fieldwork needed to record a selection of rooms using a number of techniques.

During the second day we will process the laser scanning data and examine the different ways it can be used to produce the record of the interiors. The two days will be provided by James Brennan of James Brennan Associates - Chartered Surveyors specialising in historic buildings and monuments.

The course will be held at the magnificent Hatfield House in Hertfordshire, which is home to the 7th Marquess and Marchioness of Salisbury. This stunning house was used for much of the filming of Oscar winning film The Favourite.

Hatfield House is well connected by road and rail with the entrance to Hatfield Park just opposite Hatfield railway station. The fast train from Kings Cross to Hatfield takes 20 minutes. Overnight accommodation is available - email us for details.


James Brennan