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Dendrochronologically dated pine buildings from Scotland: the SCOT2K native pine dendrochronology project

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Dendrochronologically dated pine buildings from Scotland : the SCOT2K native pine dendrochronology project. / Mills, Coralie M.; Crone, Anne; Wood, Cheryl; Wilson, Rob.

In: Vernacular Architecture, Vol. 48, No. 1, 2017, p. 23-43.

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Mills, CM, Crone, A, Wood, C & Wilson, R 2017, 'Dendrochronologically dated pine buildings from Scotland: the SCOT2K native pine dendrochronology project' Vernacular Architecture, vol. 48, no. 1, pp. 23-43. https://doi.org/10.1080/03055477.2017.1372674

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Mills, C. M., Crone, A., Wood, C., & Wilson, R. (2017). Dendrochronologically dated pine buildings from Scotland: the SCOT2K native pine dendrochronology project. Vernacular Architecture, 48(1), 23-43. https://doi.org/10.1080/03055477.2017.1372674

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Mills CM, Crone A, Wood C, Wilson R. Dendrochronologically dated pine buildings from Scotland: the SCOT2K native pine dendrochronology project. Vernacular Architecture. 2017;48(1):23-43. https://doi.org/10.1080/03055477.2017.1372674

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Mills, Coralie M. ; Crone, Anne ; Wood, Cheryl ; Wilson, Rob. / Dendrochronologically dated pine buildings from Scotland : the SCOT2K native pine dendrochronology project. In: Vernacular Architecture. 2017 ; Vol. 48, No. 1. pp. 23-43.

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title = "Dendrochronologically dated pine buildings from Scotland: the SCOT2K native pine dendrochronology project",
abstract = "The SCOT2K project has extended native pine tree-ring chronology coverage for Scotland to enable reconstruction of past climate and for cultural heritage dating benefits. Using living trees from multiple locations in the Highlands and sub-fossil material from lochs, a network of five regional chronologies has been produced. The project has developed the application of Blue Intensity (BI), a proxy measure for maximum latewood density, which is faster and less costly to obtain than traditional densitometry measurements. The use of both ring-width and BI has been demonstrated to greatly assist historical dendro-dating of pine. This paper presents the dating results for the twenty Scottish pine buildings or sites dendro-dated through the SCOT2K project. They range from the fifteenth to the nineteenth centuries, and from high-status castles to modest cruck cottages. They are mostly located in the Highlands where Scots pine occurs naturally, although an early example of long-distance transport is also identified.",
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