THE OLD MOSQUE (ESKI CAMII) AT NIMETLI VILLAGE, SEBEN DISTRICT OF BOLU AND ITS CONSERVATION PROBLEMS
This article is on the Old Mosque (Eski Camii) located in Bolu province, Seben district, Nimetli village which is compiled from the ongoing M. S. thesis, based on "Restoration Proposal Of Nimetli Village Old Mosque In Bolu Province, Seben District". The main objective of the study is to create a basis for the work to be done to transfer the structure to next generations by analyzing and documenting the current situation of the mosque and evaluating the information obtained. For this purpose, the problems and the potential of the structure is evaluated by examining the historical and architectural characteristics of the Old Mosque (Eski Camii) of Nimetli village.
Analysis and documentation is the first and important stage of the scientific restoration process of a historic building. In this context the article covers the results of the architectural survey which document the current status of Nimetli village Old Mosque, structural situation, detected missing and modified building elements, identification and definition of the deteriorated architectural elements and materials to determine the basis of the conservation proposal for the building.
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