Building conservation publications from the Engine Shed, ranging from detailed technical papers to advice for conservation beginners.
A Survey of Thatched Buildings in Scotland
This publication is a photographic survey of thatched buildings in Scotland, surveyed between May 2014 and August 2015 by Zoe Herbert, on behalf of the Society for the Protection of Ancient Buildings.
Charlestown Limeworks Research and Conservation
The "Charlestown Limeworks Research and Conservation" report constitutes the findings of extensive archival research and offers an introduction to the development of lime production at Charlestown.
Consequences of Past Stonecleaning
Intervention on Future Policy and Resources
"Consequences of Past Stonecleaning - Intervention on Future Policy and Resources" is a research report assessing the effects different cleaning regimes had on natural stone.
Development of Sash and Case Windows
"Development of Sash and Case Windows" is a detailed account of the historical evolution of the sash and case window, detailing the gradual technical and aesthetic refinements.
Early Medieval Sculpture and the Production of Meaning, Value and Place
The Case of Hilton of Cadboll
A research report designed to gain an understanding of meaning and values surrounding early medieval sculpture.
Guide to Energy Retrofit of Traditional Buildings
This guide looks into the thermal retrofit of traditional buildings to improve their energy performance, through a range of fabric improvements measures to different elements of a structure.
Impact of the Braer Oil Spill on Historic Scotland Monuments in Shetland
A study of the effects of the Braer oil spill on stone structures in Shetland.