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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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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.
Kinneil House, Bo’ness
This case study looks at the rebuilding of the orchard wall with hot-mixed mortar at Kinneil House in Bo’ness.
Scotstarvit Tower Cottage, Cupar - Thermal Upgrades and Installation of Radiant Heating
This case study describes energy efficiency upgrades to a detached rural building.
A case study describing conservation works to a mid-18th century terraced house.
Round Toll House, Pollokshaws, Glasgow
A case study describing the re-slating works and other repairs on the Round Toll House, Pollokshaws, Glasgow.
Cruck Cottage, Torthorwald
A case study describing works to a small vernacular building in Torthowald, Dumfries and Galloway.
Wauchope Mausoleum, Edinburgh - Interim Roofing Repairs
An examination of the implementation of interim repairs offering short-term protection to traditional or historic structures.
Lime Pointing and Repair Works to Hobkirk Church, Hawick
A case study to pilot the use of hot mixed mortars and other conservation repairs.
Cove Harbour, Berwickshire
A case study describing the masonry repair and consolidation works of the historic harbour of Cove on the Berwickshire coast.
Sword Street, Glasgow – Internal Wall Insulation to Six Tenement Flats
A case study exploring upgrades to the walls of six tenement flats at a property in Glasgow.
Howan House, Orkney
A case study describing the renovation and repairs to a 17th century house.
Holyrood Park Lodge, Edinburgh
Holyrood Park Lodge, Edinburgh: Thermal upgrade works to a 19th century lodge house