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ID: 300386819
Page Link: http://vocab.getty.edu/page/aat/300386819

 

Record Type: concept
soft capping (<protective processes and techniques>, <processes and techniques by specific type>, Processes and Techniques (hierarchy name))

 

Note: The practice of placing soil and turf on the tops of historic walls as a preservation strategy. Traditionally, “hard caps” of cement have been used, but are not as effective in extreme weather, especially harsh frosts.
 
Terms:
soft capping (preferred,C,U,English-P,D,U,VN)
capping, soft (C,U,English,UF,U,U)
soft wall capping (C,U,English,UF,U,U)

Facet/Hierarchy Code:  K.KT

Hierarchical Position:

Hierarchy of Activities Facet
Activities Facet
Hierarchy of Processes and Techniques (hierarchy name)
.... Processes and Techniques (hierarchy name) (G)
Hierarchy of <processes and techniques by specific type>
........ <processes and techniques by specific type> (G)
Hierarchy of <protective processes and techniques>
............ <protective processes and techniques> (G)
Hierarchy of soft capping
................ soft capping (G)

Sources and Contributors:
capping, soft............  [GCI, VP]
..........................  Getty Vocabulary Program rules
soft capping............  [GCI Preferred, VP Preferred]
.......................  AATA database (2002-) accessed 31 July 2013
.......................  English Heritage [online] (2013-) accessed 31 July 2013
.......................  Wood, Soft Capping, Context (2005) title
soft wall capping............  [GCI, VP]
................................  English Heritage [online] (2013-) accessed 31 July 2013
 
Subject: .....  [VP]
 
Note:
English .......... [GCI, VP]
.......... AATA database (2002-) accessed 31 July 2013
.......... English Heritage [online] (2013-) accessed 31 July 2013
.......... Wood, Soft Capping, Context (2005) 22

 

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