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Vernacular Buildings Conference Programme

Wednesday 16th February 2011, New Lanark Mill Hotel

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9.00 Registration and coffee
9.30 Welcome - Ewan Hyslop, Historic Scotland
9.40 "A good hat and boots" - Care and repair of Scotland's vernacular buildings. Chris McGregor, Historic Scotland
10.05 Early Portland cements and mass concrete construction in remote areas: an unrecognised resource. Andrew Wright OBE, Conservation Advisor
10.30 Brick in vernacular construction. Moses Jenkins, Historic Scotland.
11:00 Questions & Answers
Coffee Break
11:30 Turf and wood vernacular structures. Dr Alasdair Ross, University of Stirling
11:55 Building's of the Scottish coal industry - a lost industrial vernacular. Miles Oglethorpe, Historic Scotland
12:20 Extreme and random rubble - A rubbish building tradition? Stuart Eydmann, West Lothian Council
12:45 Timber and the Scottish vernacular "a few offcuts". Geoffrey Stell, consultant.
13:10 Questions and answers
14:20 Scottish stone dry walling. Richard Love, consultant.
14:45 St Kilda - Scotland's world class vernacular landscape. Robin Turner, RCAHMS.
15:10 Regional Case Study. Dara Parsons, Historic Scotland.
15:35 Questions and Answers
15:45 Tour of New Lanark Mill (optional)



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