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Number Theme Copy submission deadline Publication Date
179 Hadrian's Wall Jan 2024 March 2024
180 Built & Natural environment interface March 2024 June 2024
181 Urban housing July 2024 September 2024
182 Technical: Heating and ventilation September 2024 December 2024

Context is the journal of the Institute of Historic Building Conservation which represents professionals working in the historic built environment in the UK. It is published four times a year and is distributed to Institute members and to a range of other subscribers. Context informs readers about developments in professional practice and the management of the historic environment and provides a forum for discussing issues of professional concern.

Context is edited by Rob Cowan. All enquiries should be directed to: editor@ihbc.org.uk Context is published four times a year.


Guidance for contributors to Context
Notes for authors
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Context on-line archive
The articles from Context are published on a searchable on-line archive six months after publication. To visit the archive click here.

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Cover of
CONTEXT No.178
December 2023

Buildings in. the countryside

Articles incude:

Understanding vernacular architecture
Alexandra Fairclough

Rural buildings at risk
Jonathan Thompson

Fringe benefits
Michael Taylor

The meaning of tithe barns
Anthea Jones

Surveying vernacular roofs
Terry Hughes

Deciding on treatment for a timber frame
Joe Thompson

Power houses
Ben Cowell

Sustaining a rural village
Dan Rigamonti

Reversibility in conservation ethics
Alfie Robinson

A listed bridge too far
Douglas Campbell

Zen and the art of cycling exploration
Ian Wray


The 2023 IHBC Yearbook

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