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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).
The Ballachulish Slate Research Report is a report on work undertaken investigating Scottish slate from Khartoum Quarry. Extraction and testing of Slate from Khartoum Quarry, Argyll.
The "Charlestown Limeworks Research and Conservation" report constitutes the findings of extensive archival research and offers an introduction to the development of lime production at Charlestown.
Review the results of an initial baseline assessment of the risks posed by climate change to HES Properties in Care. It uses a number of datasets to determine the risk of damage and loss to sites.
Climate Risk Assessment
An application of the Climate Vulnerability Index
Intervention on Future Policy and Resources
"Consequences of Past Stonecleaning - Intervention on Future Policy and Resources" is a research report assessing the effects different cleaning regimes had on natural stone.
"Development of Sash and Case Windows" is a detailed account of the historical evolution of the sash and case window, detailing the gradual technical and aesthetic refinements.
Inventory of Historic Battlefields research and study report
A detailed examination of past land-use in Scotland and of the building-blocks that together make up our present-day landscapes.
Results of a two year project involving the development of Historic Landuse Assessment for areas in Scotland.
A study of the effects of the Braer oil spill on stone structures in Shetland.
Designations Project Report
This report sets out the results of a 4-year project to review a selection of gardens and designed landscapes across Scotland, mostly added to the inventory in the 1980s.