The Scottish Vernacular Buildings Working Grouphome
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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.

Contact Address:
     c/o D Kidd
     National Museums of Scotland
     Chambers Street
     Edinburgh EH1 1JF


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