Tag: building materials

How the Romans helped build Scotland

Friday 22 May 2020


The materials used in many of Scotland's traditional buildings can be traced back to the Romans. Discover how the Romans helped build Scotland.

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!