Part of Historic Environment Scotland

Inform Guide: Roofing Leadwork

This INFORM guide provides information on the characteristics of lead, the different types of lead sheet used on Scottish roofs and its various applications. Guidance is also given on various defects which can emerge in leadwork and the proper repair of such work.

  • Audiences

    Planners and Owners, Conservation and Heritage Enthusiasts

  • Date Published

    01 May 2008

  • Last Updated

    13 August 2020

  • Publisher

    Historic Environment Scotland

  • Publication Types

    Technical, Advice & Guidance, INFORM Guide

  • Format(s)

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    Roofing Leadwork (453.14 KB)
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