Browse our varied publications, ranging from visitor guides and coffee table books to conservation guidance leaflets and academic reference reports.
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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.
This Policy sets out the framework for considering acquisitions and release of properties in state care and how this will be managed
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.
Our Annual Operating Plan sets out deliverables for Historic Environment Scotland in 2017-18.
Our Annual Operating Plan sets out deliverables for Historic Environment Scotland in 2018-19.
Heritage For All
The vision in our Corporate Plan sets out the path from 2019 onwards. This is our detailed plan for 2019-20.
Our Annual Operating Plan sets out deliverables for Historic Environment Scotland in 2021-22
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 Operating plan for 2023-24 which sets out what we seek to achieve in the financial year.
A report on our performance and finances for the financial year to 31 March 2022.
Discover our work to research, survey, document and share the story of Scotland’s historic environment.
A framework document mapping out a five-year plan for the management and conservation for the Antonine Wall, part of the Frontiers of the Roman Empire World Heritage Site.