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Conservation

  • Archaeology in Historic Towns - Tan 27
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    Archaeology in Historic Towns - Tan 27

    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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    Biological Growth on Sandstone - Tan 10

    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

    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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    Building Stone Resources of UK Map

    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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    Care of 17th Century Plasterwork - Tan 26

    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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    Consequences of Past Stone Cleaning

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

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  • Conservation of Historic Graveyards
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    Conservation of Historic Graveyards

    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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    Conservation of Phoebe Anna Traquair Murals

    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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    Conservation of Timber sash and case windows

    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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    Control of Dry Rot - Tan 24

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

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  • Corrugated Iron - Tan 29
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    Corrugated Iron - Tan 29

    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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    Cottier's in Context

    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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    Development of Sash and Case Windows

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

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  • Earth Structures - Tan 6
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    Earth Structures - Tan 6

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

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  • Fire safety management in traditional buildings
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    Fire safety management in traditional buildings

    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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    Hebridean Blackhouse - Tan 5

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

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  • Laser Stone Cleaning
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    Laser Stone Cleaning

    This report results from work carried out by Robert Gordon University and the Building Research Establishment to investigate the response of sandst...

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  • Lead Theft
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    Lead Theft

    This short guide offers practical guidance on how to reduce the risk of lead theft and how to protect the lead on buildings. It also sets out Histo...

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  • Lime Technology Workshop
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    Lime Technology Workshop

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

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  • MacDuff Slate
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    MacDuff Slate

    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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  • Maintaining your Home
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    Maintaining your Home

    This Short Guide focuses mainly on the external features of a house, but also considers internal conditions as these can be indicators of problems ...

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  • Maintenance and Repair Techniques for Traditional Cast Iron
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    Maintenance and Repair Techniques for Traditional Cast Iron

    This short guide focuses on the conservation and maintenance of exterior decorative architectural cast ironwork, offering practical guidance on mai...

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  • Plasterwork - Tan 2
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    Plasterwork - Tan 2

    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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    Quarries of Scotland - Tan 12

    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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    Repair of Cleaned Stone Buildings - Tan 25

    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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    Replacement Sandstone

    This research report is based on an analysis of the records of the grant-aided restoration schemes supported by the former Edinburgh New Town Conse...

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  • Saracen Foundry
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    Saracen Foundry

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

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  • Scotland's Canals
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    Scotland's Canals

    Produced in partnership with Scottish Canals, this new book explores the histories of the nation's five major canals the Forth and Clyde, Union, Ca...

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  • Scotland's Shops
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    Scotland's Shops

    This publication explains the chronological history of the design of shops in Scotland, gives a technical background to the elements and materials ...

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  • Scottish Iron Structures
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    Scottish Iron Structures

    This Guide for Practitioners provides a historical overview of the production and use of wrought and cast iron in Scotland as well as guidance on s...

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  • Scottish Roofing Slate
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    Scottish Roofing Slate

    This research report ties the geological properties of slate to its usability as a roofing material. 218 pages, paperback.

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  • Standing Structures - Tan 23
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    Standing Structures - Tan 23

    Advice and information on the range of non-destructive investigative and recording techniques available for examining historic fabric. Paperback, 7...

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  • Stone Cleaning
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    Stone Cleaning

    The original practitioners guide based on stonecleaning research includes background on sandstone characteristics, the effects of soiling agents an...

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  • Stone Cleaning of Granite Buildings - Tan 9
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    Stone Cleaning of Granite Buildings - Tan 9

    Advice on the soiling, decay and cleaning of granite buildings and related testing, specification and execution of the work. Paperback, 52 pages.

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  • Stone in Scotland
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    Stone in Scotland

    Stone in Scotland is the latest in an international series of publications by UNESCO/IAEG describing stone resources in different parts of the worl...

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  • Stornoway Iron Works Gaelic
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    Stornoway Iron Works Gaelic

    The stunning cast ironwork in Stornoway is one of the largest and best maintained examples of Victorian and Edwardian architectural ironwork in the...

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  • Thatching Techniques - Tan 4
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    Thatching Techniques - Tan 4

    An illustrated guide to Scottish thatching traditions, demonstrating the diversity of materials used and offering advice on conservation, maintenan...

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  • The Archaeology of Scottish Thatch - Tan 13
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    The Archaeology of Scottish Thatch - Tan 13

    A guide to applying archaeological recording and analytical techniques to the study of thatch and thatching in Scotland. Paperback, 96 pages.

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  • The Blackhouses of Arnol
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    The Blackhouses of Arnol

    This publication has offered an opportunity to stand back and take stock of the rapidly disappearing field evidence relating to Lewis blackhouses a...

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  • The investigation, repair and conservation of the Doulton Fountain
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    The investigation, repair and conservation of the Doulton Fountain

    This case study follows the processes involved in the repair and conservation of the Doulton Fountain, commissioned for the Glasgow Exhibition of 1...

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  • Timber and the Built Environment
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    Timber and the Built Environment

    The aim of this conference was to broaden the understanding of timber as a building material and to offer inspiration and awareness to designers an...

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  • Treatment of Graffiti - Tan 18
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    Treatment of Graffiti - Tan 18

     Advice on graffiti removal procedures, anti-graffiti coatings and alternative strategies. Paperback, 58 pages.

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