Short Guide: Lime Mortars in traditional buildings
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This short guide provides a background to the history and use of lime mortars in traditional buildings, the sourcing of raw materials, preparation of lime mortars for repairs and how to recognise and reduce the risk of failure.
Planners and Owners, Conservation and Heritage Enthusiasts
The Engine Shed is accredited by the Scottish Qualifications Authority (SQA) and National Open College Network (NOCN).
The Engine Shed was supported by a grant from the National Lottery Heritage Fund. Thanks to National Lottery players, we have been able to share knowledge of traditional building materials, develop skills and raise standards in conservation for traditional buildings.