Book in advance to visit Scotland’s historic places. Before you travel, please check the latest Scottish Government guidance.
Browse our varied publications, ranging from visitor guides and coffee table books to conservation guidance leaflets and academic reference reports.
To find and download historic research publications – Search Canmore
11 Annat Road, Perthshire
A case study describing work undertaken on a traditional cottage from the interwar period.
Blair Castle, Perthshire
A case study describing the re-instatement of an early micro-hydroelectric plant.
Downie’s Cottage, Braemar
This Refurbishment Case Study describes works to a small vernacular building in a rural location close to the town of Braemar.
Cove Harbour, Berwickshire
A case study describing the masonry repair and consolidation works of the historic harbour of Cove on the Berwickshire coast.
Round Toll House, Pollokshaws, Glasgow
A case study describing the re-slating works and other repairs on the Round Toll House, Pollokshaws, Glasgow.
Haa of Sand, Shetland
A case study describing hot-mixed mortar re-harling and adapting a gable end wall at a property in Shetland.
Black Bull Close, Dunbar: Hot-Mixed Lime Mortar Trials
A trial project in Dunbar which aimed to test how hot-mixed lime mortars can be used in the repair and rebuilding of a traditional Scottish boundary wall.
Holm Farm Cottage
This case study looks at works to improve ventilation and insulation in a traditional building to prevent the re-growth of mould.
Lime Pointing and Repair Works to Hobkirk Church, Hawick
A case study to pilot the use of hot mixed mortars and other conservation repairs.
Maintenance and Adaptation Works at Falkland House Stables, Fife
A case study to pilot hot mixed mortars, linseed oil paint and rainwater goods maintenance.
Wee Causeway, Culross – Insulation to walls and roof
A case study on upgrade work carried out to a detached stone cottage in Culross, Fife.
Gray House, Errol: Repairing A Mudwall Home
This Refurbishment Case Study describes the works done to repair a mudwall domestic building.