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).
Calanais Survey and Excavation, 1979-88
The full report on excavations at the stone ring and alignments at Calanais in the Western Isles. The digs took place between 1980 and 1986 in advance of repairs to the ground, much worn by visitors.
Environmental Impact Assessment Handbook
Our Environmental Impact Assessment (EIA) handbook offers practical guidance and information to those involved in the process.
Progress report on the conservation and management of properties in care
The purpose of this report is to provide an update on progress one year on, in relation to the properties in care, with a particular focus on conservation.
Scapa Flow Wartime Underwater Heritage: Analysis Report
Collated results of an online survey complimented with anecdotal evidence.
Scotland's Public Libraries
Designations Report 2021
A report about the architectural and historical development of purpose-built, public libraries in Scotland.
Stakeholder and Population Research Reports
Results and Recommendations
Results and recommendations from our studies to see how stakeholders and the wider population view our work.
Strategic Environmental Assessment Research 2016/17
This document outlines the findings of research into Strategic Environmental Assessment (SEA) of Local Development Plans in Scotland.
Study of Building Preservation Trusts in Scotland
A study commissioned by Historic Scotland, the Heritage Lottery Fund and the Architecural Heritage fund to review the Building Preservation Trusts in Scotland.
Technical Paper 16
Green Deal financial modelling of a traditional cottage and tenement flat
This technical paper presents the findings of financial modelling exercises taken on a detached cottage and an urban tenement flat.
The European Union’s contribution to Scotland's historic environment
This report identifies projects about or connected to heritage in Scotland that have received funding from the European Union between 2007 and 2016.
Volunteering and the Historic Environment
A document covering volunteering in Scotland’s historic environment: its scale, range and positive impact.