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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.
This paper outlines the results of research around the hygrothermal properties of Scottish masonry materials for use in modelling software such as WUFI.
Strategy draft for consultation
The Environmental Report for the development of the new Historic Environment Strategy for Scotland is being published for comment alongside the strategy draft.
Research and Analysis undertaken by Lichfields UK
Report prepared on behalf of Historic Environment Scotland in relation to the Inventory of Historic Battlefields.
A report on restoration schemes in Edinburgh's New Town.
A guide tackling issues relating to building decay.
Proceedings of a conference in 2002 to broaden the understanding of timber as a building material.
An introduction to tidal energy in the historic environment.