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The Conservation of the David Parr House : A film by Anglia Ruskin University, May 2019

Interview with Tobit Curteis by Professor Matija Strlic : UCL Institute for Sustainable Heritage, February 2017

Useful Data: Practical Environmental Survey for Real Built Heritage Projects: Lecture given at the UCL Institute for Sustainable Heritage as part of The Nigel J. Seeley Memorial Lecture Series, February 2017

Conservation of Fabric and Collections in Cathedrals: environmental factors: Lecture given at the Cathedrals Building Performance Conference, June 2014

Building Conservation and Environment: commissioning useful research and understanding practical results: Lecture given at the Cathedrals Building Performance Conference, June 2014


Tobit Curteis, Assessment and Understanding of Environmental Performance for Historic Building Conservation and Development Projects, Historic England Technical Guidance, (Forthcoming 2019)

Tobit Curteis, Robyn Pender, Tobit Curteis and Leonie Seliger , Stained Glass Windows, Dealing with Environmental Deterioration, Historic England Technical Guidance, (Forthcoming 2019)

Tobit Curteis, Robyn Pender, Leonie Seliger, Naomi Luxford and Shane Slater, Conserving Stained Glass using Environmental Protective Glazing, Historic England Research Transaction, (2019)

Tobit Curteis, The Cathedrals of England: Environmental Performance, Conservation and Exhibitions, Studies in Conservation (Issue sup1: IIC 2018 Turin Congress preprints), Vol 63, 2018

Tobit Curteis, The use of environmental survey and monitoring in the design and evaluation of archaeological shelters, in Zaki Aslan, Sarah Court, Jeanne Marie Teutonico and Jane Thompson, Protective Shelters for Archaeological Sites. Rome: HCP/MOSAIKON (2018)

Tobit Curteis, Howden Minster: Environmental Survey and Monitoring, Historic England Magnesian Limestone Research Transactions, (Forthcoming)

Tobit Curteis, The Built Environment: Planning for Development and Change, Heritage Lottery Fund, online article, (2017)

Tobit Curteis, Building Environment and Performance: Good Practice Guide, Heritage Lottery Fund, building assessment guidance document, (2016)

Tobit Curteis and Sara Croft, Assessing and controlling the impact of heritage projects on the environment and conservation of historic buildings and collections, Building Conservation Directory, (2015)

Julie Eklund, Hong Zhang, Heather Viles, Tobit Curteis, Using hand-held moisture meters on limestone: some factors affecting their performance and guidelines for best practiceInternational Journal of Architectural Heritage, (2015)

Tobit Curteis, Environmental Survey and Monitoring of the painted ceiling at Peterborough Cathedral, in Jackie Hall and Susan M Wright (Eds.), Conservation of the ceiling at Peterborough Cathedral, MOLA (2015)

Tobit Curteis and Naomi Luxford, Protective Glazing, The Building Conservation Directory, London (2014)

Robyn Pender, Tobit Curteis, Brian Ridout, (Eds.) Building Environment; in Bill Martin and Chris Wood (Series Eds.), English Heritage Practical Building Conservation, London (2014)

Tobit Curteis, Painted Wood in Historic Buildings with Uncontrolled Environments: Active Deterioration and Passive ConservationPolychromed Wood, A conference held by the Institute of Conservation at Hampton Court Palace, October 2007 & February 2008, London (2010)

Tobit Curteis and Richard Simpson, The Wall Paintings at Hill Hall, in Paul Drury and Richard Simpson, Hill Hall: A Singular House Devised by a Tudor Intellectual, London, (2009)

Tobit Curteis, The Survey and Identification of Environmental Deterioration, The Building Conservation Directory, London (2008)

David Odgers, Sarah Pinchin, Bill Martin, Chris Wood, Tobit Curteis, Eric Doehne, Giacomo Chiari, Jeanne Marie Teutonico, Investigations into decay mechanisms of magnesian limestone at the Chapter House, Howden Minster11th International Congress on Deterioration and Conservation of Stone, 15th-20th September 2008, Torun, Poland (2008)

David Odgers, Sarah Pinchin and Tobit Curteis, Understanding the decay of 14th century magnesian limestone carvings in Yorkshire, UK, Stone 2008, 9th International Conference on NDT of Art, 25th–30th May 2008, Jerusalem, Israel (2008)

Tobit Curteis, A Unique Wheel of Fortune in Suffolk: The Discovery and Conservation of the Wall Paintings at the Parish Church of Ilketshall St Andrew, Proceedings of the Suffolk Institute of Archaeology & History, Vol. 41 Pt 1, (2008), pp.427 - 446

Tobit Curteis, Katy Lithgow and Linda Bullock, Managing External Environments through Preventive Conservation: The Investigation and Control of Environmentally Caused Deterioration of the Decorative Surfaces in the Marlborough Pavilion, Chartwell, Kent, Museum Microclimates, Contributions to the Conference in Copenhagen, 19-23 November 2007, Tim Padfield and Karen Borchersen (Eds.), Copenhagen 2007, pp.175–184

Tobit Curteis, The Treatment of the Entrance Hall at the Fitzwilliam Museum, Cambridge: Changing Approaches to the Conservation of 19th and 20th Century Polychromy All Manner of Murals, The History, Techniques and Conservation of Secular Wall Paintings, Robert Gowing and Robyn Pender (Eds.), London 2007,pp.173-180

Tobit Curteis, Conservation of early 17th Century allegorical wall paintings in St John's College, Cambridge, Proceedings of the Cambridge Antiquarian Society, Vol XCV, 2006, pp.133-138

Tobit Curteis, Environmental Conditions in Historic Churches: Examining their effect on wall paintings and polychrome surfaces, Transactions of the Ecclesiastical Architects and Surveyors Association, Volume 5, 2004, pp. 36 - 46

Tobit Curteis, Working Buildings: The Effect of Building Use on the Conservation of Wall Paintings and other Sensitive Polychrome Surfaces, Conservation of Historic Buildings and their Contents, David Watt and Belinda Colston, (Eds), Leicester 2003, pp. 52-65

Tobit Curteis, Simon Jarvis, and Duncan Robinson, The Entrance Hall of the Fitzwilliam Museum: History and Conservation, Cambridge (2003)

Tobit Curteis, Wall Painting Conservation in England: A Perspective From Private Practice, Conserving the painted past, developing approaches to wall painting conservation, Postprints of the English Heritage conference, December 1999, London, 2003, pp. 132-137

Tobit Curteis, Current approaches to the conservation of English wall paintings suffering from historic wax treatments, Conservation News, (2002)

Tobit Curteis, The conservation of the Entrance Hall of the Fitzwilliam Museum, Cambridge: a new approach to the treatment of 19th century architectural polychromy. Journal of Architectural Conservation, Vol. 7, No.2, July 2002, pp.7-22

Tobit Curteis, The Elizabethan Wall Paintings of Hill Hall: Influences and Techniques, Painting Techniques: History, Materials and Studio Practice, IIC Triennial Congress, Dublin, 1998, pp. 131 - 135, 345kb

Tobit Curteis, The Uncovering and Conservation of the Medieval Wall Paintings at St James The Less Church, Little Tey, Essex Archaeology and History, Vol 29, (1998), pp.136-144

Tobit Curteis, A Technical Examination of the Wall Paintings at Hill Hall, The Analysis of plasters and pigments, postprints of the UKIC conference, (1997), pp.17-19

Tobit Curteis, Recently Conserved Paintings in the South Transept, Winchester Cathedral Record, No.63, (1994), pp.27-32, with D. Park and S. Paine

Diploma Thesis, Courtauld Institute of Art: Tobit Curteis, An investigation of the use of solvent gels for the removal of wax-based coatings from wall paintings, unpublished diploma thesis, (1991) Available on application.


The Wall Paintings of the Guild Chapel, Stratford upon Avon, February 2016

The Conservation of the Wall Paintings at St Mary's Church, Bartlow, July 2014

The Conservation of the Wall Paintings at St Mary's Church, Fowlmere, March 2011

The Conservation of the Wall Paintings at St Mary's Church, Astley, Warwickshire, November 2010

The Conservation of the Wall Paintings at Wimborne Minster, Dorset, November 2008

The Conservation of the Wall Paintings at St Botolph's Church, Cambridge, July 2008

G.F.Bodley's Painted Decoration at St Peter's Church, Sudbury, the Churches Conservation Trust, July 2007

The Conservation of the Wall Paintings at St Mary's Church, Yelden, Bedfordshire, June 2007

The Conservation of the Wall Paintings at St Mary's Church, Houghton on the Hill, Norfolk, November 2006

The Conservation of the Wall Paintings at Ilketshall St Andrew, Suffolk, September 2005

The Conservation of the Wall Paintings at St Mary and All Saints' Church, Willingham, Cambridgeshire, June 2005

The Conservation of the Polychrome Decoration in the Entrance Hall of the Fitzwilliam Museum, Cambridge, poster for the David Urwin Awards 2004

Conservation of the painted decoration on the Dyer Monument, St Andrew's Church, Great Staughton, poster for display in the church, 2002