Browse our varied publications, ranging from visitor guides and coffee table books to conservation guidance leaflets and academic reference reports.
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Haa of Sand, Shetland
A case study describing hot-mixed mortar re-harling and adapting a gable end wall at a property in Shetland.
Black Bull Close, Dunbar: Hot-Mixed Lime Mortar Trials
A trial project in Dunbar which aimed to test how hot-mixed lime mortars can be used in the repair and rebuilding of a traditional Scottish boundary wall.
Holm Farm Cottage
This case study looks at works to improve ventilation and insulation in a traditional building to prevent the re-growth of mould.
Lime Pointing and Repair Works to Hobkirk Church, Hawick
A case study to pilot the use of hot mixed mortars and other conservation repairs.
Maintenance and Adaptation Works at Falkland House Stables, Fife
A case study to pilot hot mixed mortars, linseed oil paint and rainwater goods maintenance.
Wee Causeway, Culross – Insulation to walls and roof
A case study on upgrade work carried out to a detached stone cottage in Culross, Fife.
Gray House, Errol: Repairing A Mudwall Home
This Refurbishment Case Study describes the works done to repair a mudwall domestic building.
Harlawhill House, Prestonpans: Interim repair work
This Refurbishment Case Study describes interim repair works to help conserve a building with a complex history of neglect.
Cruck Cottage, Torthorwald
A case study describing works to a small vernacular building in Torthowald, Dumfries and Galloway.
St Athernase Church, Leuchars
This case study describes ground works undertaken at a historic graveyard in Leuchars
Souden Kirk, Southdean Parish
This Refurbishment Case Study describes interim repairs to the roof of Souden Kirk, a historic church in the Scottish Borders, owned by the Local Authority.
Lauriston Terrace, Edinburgh
This Refurbishment Case Study describes insulation work to five flats in a 19th century traditional domestic tenement completed by Lister Housing Co-operative.