Browse our varied publications, ranging from visitor guides and coffee table books to conservation guidance leaflets and academic reference reports.
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Hot-mixed Lime Mortars: Microstructure and Functional Performance
A paper presenting technical evidence for the use of hot-mixed lime mortars in the conservation of masonry structures.
Specifying hot-mixed lime mortars
A report examining the use of hot-mixed lime mortars for the repair, conservation and restoration of traditional masonry structures in the UK and Ireland.
A Review of Hot-Mixed External Lime Coatings in Scotland 1997-2016
A review of traditional buildings/structures in Scotland where hot-mixed lime mortars have been used for the repair or re-instatement of their external coatings since 1997.
Historic Literature Review of Traditional Lime Mortars
This Technical Paper is a review of historic literature relating to lime mortars, focusing on historic texts from 160BC - 1955
Historic External Lime Finishes in Scotland
A paper exploring historic external lime coatings on traditional buildings.
This paper is a survey and discussion as well as gazetteer of different styles of pointing and joint finishing found in Scotland.
Energy consumption and behaviour profiles for eight traditionally built dwellings
This paper gives an insight into the energy consumption and occupier comfort and behaviour for eight traditionally build dwellings in Edinburgh and surroundings.
.This paper gives an overview of different methods for moisture measurement in historic structures.
Digital documentation, computer vision and machine learning for masonry surveying and maintenance
A paper exploring innovative 3D surveying techniques and data processing solutions for the monitoring and maintenance of masonry walls, with the aim of introducing techniques which can improve efficiencies in inspection and maintenance approaches.
Document outlining the significance of Temple Wood Stone Circles, including key features which make the property special.
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Find out about the Antonine Wall, including what you can see and do today.
Frontiers of the Roman Empire
An introduction to the Frontiers of the Roman Empire: Antonine Wall World Heritage Site.