Part of Historic Environment Scotland

Inform Guide: Thatched Roofs

This INFORM guide describes the different types and uses of thatch as a roofing material on traditional/vernacular buildings. 

The guide also offers guidance on repair and maintenance techniques.

  • Audiences

    Planners and Owners, Conservation and Heritage Enthusiasts

  • Date Published

    24 May 2018

  • Publication Types

    Technical, Advice & Guidance, INFORM Guide

  • Author(s)

    Historic Environment Scotland

  • Format(s)

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    Thatched Roofs (600.19 KB)
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Cover page featuring a photograph of a thatched roof