Building conservation publications from the Engine Shed, ranging from detailed technical papers to advice for conservation beginners.
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Owner and Occupier Guide (2)
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Archaeology in Historic Towns - TAN 27
Practical advice on archaeological issues when developing a site in a historic town or city.
Building with Scottish Stone
This guide aims to encourage use of stone sourced from Scotland’s working quarries and to provide a better understanding of those mineralogical properties that give each stone its distinctive quality.
Chemical Consolidants and Water Repellents for Sandstone
This report presents the findings of a 2-year project researching the use and effectiveness of consolidants and water repellents on Scottish sandstones.
Coastal Archaeology and Erosion in Scotland
Results of a conference held to address the effects of coastal erosion on sites and monuments in Scotland and the best ways of mitigating this recently-recognised threat.
Conservation of Historic Graveyards: Guide for Practitioners 2
Covers technical conservation issues relating to various elements of the graveyard with advice on specialised repair and conservation techniques and an inventory of Scottish sites.
Conservation of Timber Sash and Case Windows
"Conservation of Timber Sash and Case Windows" provides advice on inspecting windows to assess repair requirements accurately and describes appropriate repair techniques.
Conversion of Traditional Buildings Parts 1 & 2
Guide for Practitioners 6
Advice for practitioners, developers, building owners and local authorities regarding the application of the Building (Scotland) Regulations 2004 to the conversion of traditional buildings.
Corrugated Iron and Other Ferrous Metal Cladding - TAN 29
An outline of ferrous metal cladding in Scotland, with discussion of guidance, documentation and conservation techniques.