Author(s): S. Huerta & G. Lopez
The seventeenth century ashlar vault of the church of Guimarei presents severe cracking
and large deformations that caused great concern.
An account is given of a report on the
stability of the church previous to the restoration.
The report tried to find out the causes
and date of the cracking, the actual measure of the stability, and the possible means of
Of special interest is the influence of "great deformations" and particularly
an upper value for the limit deformation was calculated.
Santa Maria de Guimarei is a little parish church located around 20 km
from Lugo, in Galicia (North of Spain).
The church consists of a square
presbytery and a single rectangular nave; the nave presents an elevated
choir at the end.
The presbytery was built around 1650 in lat...
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Paper DOI: 10.2495/STR970571
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This paper can be found in the following bookStructural Studies, Repairs and Maintenance of Historical BuildingsBuy