For advice on accessibility in traditional and historic buildings, see the documents below:
Traditional and historic buildings conservation advice
On this page you will find advice and guidance about conserving traditional buildings.
You can find more detailed information on specific aspects of traditional and historic building conservation in the sections below. All documents are published by Historic Environment Scotland unless otherwise stated. Some of the documents are large files which may take time to open.
For information on chimneys, flues and other related items, see the documents below:
For information on energy efficiency, see the documents below:
You can find more information about energy efficiency in the sections about roofs, windows and walls.
For information on interiors, including ventilation, damp, floors, decorative features and internal timber, see the documents below:
For information on roofs, see the documents below:
For information on walls, stone and mortars, see the documents below. For information about garden and boundary walls, see the boundary walls section above.
For information on windows and doors, see the documents below:
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