Publications & Teaching



Catherine Woolfitt is a tutor for the Building Conservation Masterclasses at West Dean College for the Mortars and Conservation of Ruins Courses.  For more information, click here


She also teaches on the MSc Course in Building Conservation at the Weald and Downland Museum.  Click for more information




(2010) with Chris How and Marie Jackson, “ Tuff Stone masonry near Tower Hill in Victoria: Fragmentary Remains of Pioneer Settlement in Australia, Journal of Architectural Conservation, vol 16, no3 (Click here for link)


(2009) ‘Portland Stone Facades, The Building Conservation Directory, Cathedral Communications Ltd, 2009, 104-6

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(2007) “Preventive Conservation of Ruins: Reconstruction, Reburial and Enclosure”, Chapter 5 , and Chapter 10 Case Studies – Guildford Castle and the Northern Palace at Masada, Israel, in: J Ashurst, Conservation of Ruins, Butterworth-Heinemann, 2007







(2002)  “Lime Method Evaluation: A survey of sites where lime-based conservation techniques have been employed to treat decaying limestone” in: English Heritage Research Transactions, vol 2, Stone, James and James, January 2002

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(2000) “Soluble Salts in Masonry,” The Building Conservation Directory, Cathedral Communications Ltd, 2000, 83-84, (click for link)


(2000) “Poultices: the true or plain poultice and the cleaning and desalination of historic masonry and sculpture,” (with G Abrey) The Building Conservation Directory, 2000, 162-163, (click for link)


(1999) “The Northern Palace, Masada: Israeli-British collaboration in the conservation of limestone and wall paintings”, Conservation News (Official Newsletter of the UKIC), no 69, July 1999, pages 41-42

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