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Refurbishment Case Study 32

Cruck Cottage, Torthorwald

Cover page featuring a thatched cottage with white painted stone walls

This Case Study describes work to a small vernacular building in Torthorwald, Dumfries and Galloway, built of stone, clay and thatch. It is managed by a community association as a museum of traditional life. 

Our case study explains the conservation work undertaken following a fire at the building and explains the factors considered in its repair.

  • Audiences:

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

    29 March 2019
  • Publisher:

    Historic Environment Scotland
  • Publication Types:

    Technical, Advice & Guidance, Case Study, Refurbishment Case Studies
  • Format(s):

    Download PDF

  • Language:

    English
  • Subjects:

    Archaeology, Architecture

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