Mary is a chartered architect with over thirty years experience. After working on the listed building re-survey of Lincolnshire carried out by English Heritage, she went into private practice and has since been involved almost exclusively with the conservation and repair of historic structures. As well as undertaking projects for private clients, she has advised Central and many Local Government Authorities on different aspects of conservation, including casework, grants and appraisals.
Mary is on the register of architects accredited in building conservation and has successfully undertaken many projects on sensitive historic buildings, including churches, monuments, mills, houses and cottages. She has prepared detailed and comprehensive Conservation Plans for Grade I and Grade II* buildings and museums.
She is a full member of the Institute of Historic Building Conservation and for many years she was on the main committee of the Society for the Protection of Ancient Buildings. As well as articles for journals she has co-written several books on historic buildings and archaeology.
Dr John Glenn
John is an architectural and Landscape consultant with many years experience in the restoration and conservation of historic sites and buildings. He has designed and managed many successful projects and is an expert researcher with extensive practical as well as academic knowledge.
He has been consulted on historic landscapes and buildings by Central and Local Government Authorities, including the writing of conservation plans, historic appraisals and interpretation strategies. He also prepares measured surveys and photographic illustrations of buildings and landscapes.
Examples of his work have been published in journals and specialist encyclopaedias both in the UK and the USA. He has a PhD in architecture from the Institute of Advanced Architectural Studies, and a post-graduate diploma in conservation from the Architectural Association, London. He is also a member of the Institute of Horticulture and of the Chartered Management Institute.