The vernacular tradition also
includes urban buildings such as these two houses in Stirling dated
1674 (on left) and 1750.
c/o D Kidd
National Museums of Scotland
Edinburgh EH1 1JF
Chairman: Professor Niall A Logan
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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