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3 edition of Scottish roofing slate found in the catalog.

Scottish roofing slate

Joan A. Walsh

Scottish roofing slate

characteristics and tests

by Joan A. Walsh

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Published by Historic Scotland. Technical Conservation Research and Education Division in Edinburgh .
Written in English

  • Slate -- Scotland -- Testing.,
  • Slate roofing -- Scotland.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliography.

    StatementJoan A. Walsh.
    SeriesHistoric Scotland research report
    ContributionsHistoric Scotland. Technical Conservation, Research and Education Division.
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxii, 206 p. :
    Number of Pages206
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL21570386M
    ISBN 101903570603

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Slate is one of the most widely used building materials in Scotland. It is particularly well known for its use as a roof covering on many traditional Scottish buildings. Slate has been used for this purpose for centuries. Scottish slate has a well-earned reputation Scottish roofing slate book a long-lasting material.

Scottish slate roofs have a number of characteristics which make them well suited to both the local climate and the nature of the material produced by slate quarries in Scotland. These include features such as diminishing courses, random lengths and widths of slate, single nailing and laying onto sarking board rather than battens (Figure 1).

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This publication covers every aspect of slate roofing, from a new roof to the repair of an existing slate roof. When putting together a specification for any project, their section on budgeting a project will pay for the book /5(2).

is especially important as slate has not been quarried in Scotland since the s, so supplies of slate for matching repair and replacement are becoming very scarce. Regular repair is the best way to eke out the currently limited resource of Scottish Slate and ensure that existing roof coverings will remain watertight and continue to perform Size: KB.

Overall the book was well done I enjoy reading it. Even after 40 years of slate roofing I still pick up details and tidbits that are new and interesting." "I recently finished reading “the bible” cover to cover.

Great book from historical context and should be read by everyone having a. It was the availability of these materials and this form of construction in the late 18th century that enabled the Scottish slate quarries to find a market for their roofing slates.

Scottish slate production when the quarry closed in the mid s. The main difficulty with sourcing Scottish slates is that there are no quarries operating today and it is difficult to find reclaimed slates in sufficient quantities and/or of the required quality.

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Jenkins' down-home style converts potentially tedious subjects like slate geology, roof safety, tools, installation, and repairs into readable delights/5(52). Research reports; Sort by View all.

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The Scottish Stone Liaison Group, in an attempt to find new sources of Scottish slate, selected the Hill of Foudland as one of two locations for the extraction and testing of new slate.

In blocks of rock were extracted and split into slates from one of the Lower Quarries on the Hill (NJ), the first new Macduff slate in over a century. Roofing with slates. positioning the battens - laying the slates - cutting - fixing - verges - ridges - illustration.

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Typically a Scottish practice, the roofing underlay is laid directly over a series of sarking boards fixed to the roof rafters with the roof slates nailed directly to the sarking boards. A sealed roof system is achievable using a vapour permeable underlay such as Monarpermif a minimum 2mm gap can be guaranteed between the sarking boards.

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FIXING WITH NAILS Slates can be supplied preholed. However, if on-site holing is undertaken, the following methods should be used. HOLING (CENTRE FIXING) Hole from the bed of the slate [ ].

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