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Surveying masonry chimneys for repair or rebuilding.

Surveying masonry chimneys for repair or rebuilding.

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Published by Building Research Establishment in Watford .
Written in English


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SeriesBRE good building guide -- GBG 2
ContributionsBuilding Research Establishment.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL21144906M

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