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Technical Paper 31

Historic External Lime Finishes in Scotland

Cover page featuring a photo of a historic building

Technical Paper 31 sets out the historical background to external lime coatings on traditional buildings. It presents a series of illustrated examples of buildings with surviving original finishes. 

The paper includes 75 case studies where the historic finish remains, either substantially or in part, and considers the evidence for how and why these finishes were applied.

  • Audiences:

    Planners and Owners, Conservation and Heritage Enthusiasts
  • Date Published:

    15 July 2019
  • Publication Types:

    Technical Paper, Technical, Advice & Guidance
  • Author(s):

    Tom Addyman and Tim Meek

  • Format(s):

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    Technical Paper 31 (21.46 MB)
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