Stephanie Weinraub

Stephanie Weinraub is a Technical Conservation Skills Project Officer at Historic Environment Scotland. Stephanie is interested in all elements of traditional craft and materials, but she specifically focuses on thatch, plasterwork, and earth construction. She loves “reading” buildings, and has an unashamed fondness for castles.

Posts by Stephanie Weinraub

Thatch Detectives: Searching for Scotland’s Thatched Buildings

Wednesday 23 May 2018

It takes a lot of determination and a little detective work to survey Scotland’s hidden thatched buildings. Join our technical research team to find out how they’re uncovering a fascinating part of the country’s built heritage, straw by straw!

Grasping at Straws: Up Close and Personal with Thatch

Friday 4 May 2018

Our Technical Research Interns head to Dumfries and Galloway to document the fascinating re-thatching of a roof, and get to try it for themselves.