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Browse our varied publications, ranging from visitor guides and coffee table books to conservation guidance leaflets and academic reference reports.
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Kirkcudbright - Conservation works to an 18th century townhouse
A case study describing upgrade and refurbishment works on a B-listed 1700s townhouse.
Wauchope Mausoleum, Edinburgh - Interim Roofing Repairs
An examination of the implementation of interim repairs offering short-term protection to traditional or historic structures.
Callendar House Stable Block - Interim repairs to roof, rainwater goods and associated elements
A case study describing temporary repairs to an early 1800s stable block.
Kirkton of Coull, Aberdeenshire
A case study describing thermal improvements to the fabric of an 1800s granite farmhouse in Aberdeenshire.
Howan House, Orkney
A case study describing the renovation and repairs to a 17th century house.
A case study describing conservation works to a mid-18th century terraced house.
Trial Church Heating: Radiant Panels and Air Source Heat Pump at Kilmelford Church
A case study of a pilot project on church heating.
Wells O’ Wearie, Edinburgh – Thermal upgrades to walls, roof, floors and glazing
A case study describing upgrades carried out to a single-storey stone cottage.
11 Annat Road, Perthshire
A case study describing work undertaken on a traditional cottage from the interwar period.
Blair Castle, Perthshire
A case study describing the re-instatement of an early micro-hydroelectric plant.
Downie’s Cottage, Braemar
This Refurbishment Case Study describes works to a small vernacular building in a rural location close to the town of Braemar.
Cove Harbour, Berwickshire
A case study describing the masonry repair and consolidation works of the historic harbour of Cove on the Berwickshire coast.