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Inform Guide: Thatched Roofs

Cover page featuring a photograph of a thatched roof

This INFORM guide describes the different types and uses of thatch as a roofing material on traditional/vernacular buildings. 

The guide also offers guidance on repair and maintenance techniques.

  • Audiences:

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

    24 May 2018
  • Publication Types:

    Technical, Advice & Guidance, INFORM Guide
  • Author(s):

    Historic Environment Scotland

  • Format(s):

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    Thatched Roofs (600.19 KB)
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