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Historic Environment Scotland is the leading public body for the conservation of Scottish historical sites. Every Conservation collection purchase helps us protect our historic places throughout Scotland.

Archaeology in Historic Towns - Tan 27

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This guide provides clear and practical advice to prospective developers on how to manage the archaeological issues arising from developing a site ...

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Biological Growth on Sandstone - Tan 10

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Guidance on the effect of biological growths on sandstone structures and the feasibility of their removal, with advice on appropriate methods of co...

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Building Scotland

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Building Scotland examines 14 traditional building materials in total, including stone, timber, iron, clay and slate. Each chapter covers aspects o...

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Building Stone Resources of UK Map

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This map is published by the British Geological Survey, and is a joint venture with Historic Scotland and other principle heritage and industry bod...

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Care of 17th Century Plasterwork - Tan 26

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Deals with a wide range of techniques and considerations for the care and repair of plasterwork from the first three-quarters of the 17th Century. ...

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Consequences of Past Stone Cleaning

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This research report assesses the effects different cleaning regimes had on natural stone. Paperback, 240 pages.

Conservation of Historic Graveyards

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Proceedings taken from the seminar in November 2001 run jointly with Historic Scotland and the Society of Antiquaries of Scotland. Paperback, 84 pa...

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Conservation of Phoebe Anna Traquair Murals

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This Case Study gives an account of the conservation of the mural paintings by Phoebe Anna Traquair in the former Catholic Apostolic Church in Mans...

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Conservation of Timber sash and case windows

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This guide provides advice on inspecting windows to assess repair requirements accurately and describes appropriate repair techniques. 88 pages, pa...

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Control of Dry Rot - Tan 24

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A study of environment friendly methods for treatment of dry rot. Paperback, 76 pages.

Corrugated Iron - Tan 29

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An outline of the history of ferrous metal cladding in Scotland. The Note seeks to reinstate the material's reputation as a significant vernacular ...

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Cottier's in Context

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This publication is the first of two volumes exploring the life, work and influence of the Scottish-born designer Daniel Cottier, his contemporary ...

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Development of Sash and Case Windows

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An account of the historical evolution of the sash and case window, detailing the gradual technical and aesthetic refinements. 160 pages, paperback.

Earth Structures - Tan 6

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A guide to the recognition and conservation of earth technology in Scottish buildings. Paperback, 128 pages.

Fire safety management in traditional buildings

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This guide details the identification and assessment of fire risk, with advice on its management and appropriate technology consistent with accepte...

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Hebridean Blackhouse - Tan 5

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A case study of the blackhouse at 42 Arnol, Lewis, its materials, construction and maintenance. Paperback, 34 pages.

Laser Stone Cleaning

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This Laser Stone Cleaning report results from work carried out by Robert Gordon University and the Building Research Establishment to investigate t...

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Lime Technology Workshop

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Proceedings of the 'Workshop on Lime Rendered Facades' held in Sweden in 1998. Paperback.

MacDuff Slate

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This volume, along with 'Research Report: Ballachulish Slate - Extraction and testing of slate from Khartoum Quarry, Argyll', have been published f...

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Plasterwork - Tan 2

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An account of the types of plaster found in Scottish traditional buildings with advice on conservation, repair, restoration methods and specificati...

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Quarries of Scotland - Tan 12

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An illustrated guide to Scottish geology and stone working methods based on the British Geological Survey Photographic Archive of selected building...

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Repair of Cleaned Stone Buildings - Tan 25

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A review of soiling and decay mechanisms that can result from previous stonecleaning and the suitability of a range of repair methods. Paperback, 9...

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Replacement Sandstone

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This Replacement Sandstone research report is based on an analysis of the records of the grant-aided restoration schemes supported by the former Ed...

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Saracen Foundry

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Technical Reference Series: Saracen Foundry volumes 1 & 2. This is the first of a number of Technical Reference books to be produced by the Tec...

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