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A Guide To Climate Change Impacts
Created by partners from across the historic environment sector and beyond, this guide identifies risks and hazards of climate change, along with adaptation solutions, demonstrating the resilience and adaptability of our historic environment.
Acquisition and Disposal of Collections
This statement regulates the acquisition and disposal by HS of portable or semi portable artefacts. The adoption of this policy is a requirement under the MLA Council's Museum Accreditation scheme.
Acquisitions and Release Policy
This Policy sets out the framework for considering acquisitions and release of properties in state care and how this will be managed
An Assessment of Hobbyist Metal Detecting
This assessment to establish the extent and character of metal detecting in Scotland was conducted by GUARD Archaeology Limited, having been commissioned by HES and the Treasure Trove Unit (TTU).
Analysis Report: Survey on the Inventory of Historic Battlefields
An analysis of the results from our 2017 survey on the Inventory of Historic Battlefields in connection with a wider review of policies under the "What's Your Heritage?" banner.
Annual Operating Plan 2017-18
Our Annual Operating Plan sets out deliverables for Historic Environment Scotland in 2017-18.
Annual Operating Plan 2018-19
Our Annual Operating Plan sets out deliverables for Historic Environment Scotland in 2018-19.
Annual Operating Plan 2019-20
Heritage For All
The vision in our Corporate Plan sets out the path from 2019 onwards. This is our detailed plan for 2019-20.
Annual Operating Plan 2021-22
Our Annual Operating Plan sets out deliverables for Historic Environment Scotland in 2021-22
Annual Operating Plan 2022-23
Operating plan for the financial year 2022-23 which covers what we seek to achieve in the financial year through our outcomes based KPIs.
Annual Report 2021-22
A report on our performance and finances for the financial year to 31 March 2022.
Annual Survey and Recording Roundups
Discover our work to research, survey, document and share the story of Scotland’s historic environment.