installation of sprinkler systems in historic buildings by Fire Protection Association.

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Published by Historic Scotland in Edinburgh .

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  • Fire sprinklers -- Scotland.,
  • Historic buildings -- Scotland -- Conservation and restoration.

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Statementby the Fire Protection Association.
SeriesHistoric Scotland technical advice note -- 14
ContributionsHistoric Scotland. Technical Conservation, Research and Education Division.
The Physical Object
Paginationvii, 54 p. :
Number of Pages54
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL18740241M
ISBN 101900168634

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