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View of historic buildings in Stirling - click for a larger image
The vernacular tradition also includes urban buildings such as these two houses in Stirling dated 1674 (on left) and 1750.
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Contact Address:
     SVBWG
     c/o D Kidd
     National Museums of Scotland
     Chambers Street
     Edinburgh EH1 1JF

Email:
     info@svbwg.org.uk

Office bearers:
     President: John Harrison
     Chairman: Professor Niall A Logan
     Secretary: V Fraser
     Treasurer: D Kidd
Drawing of needled roof - click for a larger image
Needled Roof, Paul Newman’s illustration of this important Orcadian thatching method is part of his wide and on-going study of the Orkney vernacular. His work is regularly published in ‘Vernacular Building’.
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Publications:
     Orders can be made by printing out and completing the Publications Order Form.

Membership:
     Join the SVBWG by printing out and completing the Membership Form.

Your Comments:
     We welcome comments and suggestions about this website.
     Please email your contributions to:
     info@svbwg.org.uk

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SVBWG : generating interest in Scotland's building traditionsRegistered charity: SCO 10835