Tag: technical conservation

Sustainable Conservation at Melrose Abbey Brewery

Friday 15 June 2018

Robert the Bruce loved Melrose Abbey so much that he chose it as the final resting place for his heart. Did you know that this magnificent ruin also once housed a brewery? Discover more about its origins, and find out about the conservation technique we're using to care for it's surrounding walls.

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.