Part of Historic Environment Scotland

Short Guide: Lime Mortars in traditional buildings

Short Guide 6

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.

  • Audiences

    Planners and Owners, Conservation and Heritage Enthusiasts

  • Date Published

    01 March 2013

  • Publication Types

    Technical, Advice & Guidance, Short Guide

  • Format(s)

    Download PDF

  • Language


  • Share this:
Lime Mortar in Traditional Buildings