Anita Sims

Anita Sims

Regional Qualification(s):

South West

Language(s):

English

Phone Number(s):

0117-968-1523, 07748325322

Email:

anita.sims@blueyonder.co.uk

Introduction:

Former Conservation Officer with Local Planning Authority. Detailed knowledge of Listed Buildings and Listed Building consent.

Special Interests:

Architecture

Chartered Architect. Member of the Institute of Historic Building Conservation. Specialist knowledge of conservation philosophy and techniques

Art/Paintings & Sculpture

Overview of painting from the Renaissance to the 20th century

Castles & Palaces

History and development - relation to development civilisation and architecture in England. Heraldry - endorsement including Monuments and Brasses.

Churches & Cathedrals

Development of religions from Catholicism to Protestantism - relation to buildings - practical use, re-use and conservation.

Gardens

History and development of design, especially related to Architecture. Plants.

History & Prehistory

British history - connections with America and connections with Europe

Industrial Heritage

Endorsement. Port industries of Bristol. Wool trade, Mendip and Cotswold. Brunel - Railways

Regional Tours

Bristol (and former Avon, now Somerset, and Gloucestershire). City, surroundings and excursions to Mendip Hills, Forest of Dean, Wiltshire, including Salisbury

Stately Homes & Country Houses

Development of the English country house, vernacular architecture and townscape

Additional Qualifications:

R.I.B.A.

Driver Guide:

No