Browse our varied publications, ranging from visitor guides and coffee table books to conservation guidance leaflets and academic reference reports.
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Historic External Lime Finishes in Scotland
A paper exploring historic external lime coatings on traditional buildings.
A data driven approach to understanding historic mortars in Scotland
An analysis of the historic lime mortars database held by the Scottish Lime Centre Trust.
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.
This paper gives an introduction to features of traditional buildings which ensure a health environment for the occupants.
This paper outlines the results of research around the hygrothermal properties of Scottish masonry materials for use in modelling software such as WUFI.
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.
Available in English, French, Gaelic, German, Italian and Spanish
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.
A summary of work undertaken to review the cultural significance and national importance of neolithic and bronze age burial monuments in northwest Scotland, centred on Assynt parish, Sutherland.