Browse our varied publications, ranging from visitor guides and coffee table books to conservation guidance leaflets and academic reference reports.
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Document outlining the significance of Glenluce Abbey, including key features which make the property special.
HES Statements of Significance are documents outlining the history and development of Scotland's Properties in Care. This SoS outlines the key features of Grain Earth House.
Working in a Graveyard
Information on the legal implications of work on a historic graveyard.
Information on best practice in maintaining a historic graveyard from planning through to implementation.
Looking After Gravestones
This leaflet describes best practice in looking after gravestones.
Health and Safety Guidance for Visitors and Owners
Guidance on health and safety issues for visitors to graveyards and owners of memorials.
Health and Safety for Works Teams and Volunteers
This leaflet provides straightforward guidance on how to work safely in historic graveyards.
Emergency measures for historic memorials
A short guide for cemetery managers
Information on our grants for ancient monuments and historic buildings and how they apply.
This leaflet provides guidance on how to look after abandoned structures within graveyards.
Great Crowns of Stone draws on studies stretching back to the early 16th century. A landmark book, it presents the most radical & complete account of these evocative ancient monuments ever published.
A series of case studies that demonstrate how our historic environment can make a vital contribution to Scotland’s green recovery from the pandemic and its transition to net zero and a climate resilient society.