Scotland has a long tradition of using thatch, and in some parts of the country the local traditions of thatching continued until the beginning of the 20th century. However, since then, thatched buildings have largely disappeared from the rural landscape in many parts of Scotland.
This publication is a photographic survey of thatched buildings in Scotland, surveyed between May 2014 and August 2015 by
Zoe Herbert (SPAB Scotland Officer), on behalf of the Society for the Protection of Ancient Buildings.

  • Audiences:

    Researchers, Conservation and Heritage Enthusiasts
  • Contact:

    technicalresearch@hes.scot or scotland@spab.org.uk
  • Date Published:

    01 August 2017
  • Publication Types:

    Academic Research
  • Author(s):

    The Society for the Protection of Ancient Buildings Scotland

    The Society for the Protection of Ancient Buildings was founded by William Morris in 1877 to counteract the highly destructive
  • Format(s):

  • Language:

    English
  • Subjects:

    Architecture, Scotland

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