This INFORM guide provides information on recognising common forms of earth and clay construction and their repair and maintenance. The use of clay and earth as a bedding mortar for masonry is covered in a separate guide, Clay Mortars for Masonry Buildings.
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 has been 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.