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Inform Guide: Fireplaces


This INFORM guide aims to show the value of a properly maintained fireplace and its contribution to the historic fabric and character of a building. It also provides a guide to the variety of elements which combine to make up a fireplace and gives brief notes on the proper care and maintenance of these elements.

  • Audiences:

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

    01 April 2008
  • Publisher:

    Historic Scotland
  • Publication Types:

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

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    Fireplaces (348.78 KB)
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