Part of Historic Environment Scotland

Inform Guide: Fireplaces

This INFORM guide aims to show the value of a properly maintained fireplace and its contribution to the historic fabric and character of a building. It also provides a guide to the variety of elements which combine to make up a fireplace and gives brief notes on the proper care and maintenance of these elements.

  • Audiences

    Planners and Owners, Conservation and Heritage Enthusiasts

  • Date Published

    01 April 2008

  • Last Updated

    31 August 2020

  • Publisher

    Historic Environment Scotland

  • Publication Types

    Technical, Advice & Guidance, INFORM Guide

  • Format(s)

    Download PDF

    Fireplaces (2.85 MB)
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Front cover of Fireplaces INFORM Guide