Browse our varied publications, ranging from visitor guides and coffee table books to conservation guidance leaflets and academic reference reports.
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.
"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.
Edinburgh Castle's Role as a Gun House
Research report on the castle’s role as a gun house.
Results of a two year project involving the development of Historic Landuse Assessment for areas in Scotland.
A report on the response of sandstone and granite to laser exposure.
Reports on the research into the viability of reinstating a supply of indigenous Scottish slate.
A technical paper commissioned in collaboration with AOC Archaeology providing information on a collection of painted ceilings from 16th and 17th century properties.
Research Report 2015
This report is intended as a preliminary aid to the review of the listed Scottish Prison Service estate and it provides an overview of Scottish prisons as a building type.
A publication on the design of shops in Scotland, including a gazetteer of retail buildings.
A consideration of current provision, challenges and opportunities
Our report into Scotland's traditional building materials details the status of commonly used traditional building materials in Scotland.
This preliminary report from Historic Environment Scotland summarises the data on listed and unlisted drill hall structures in Scotland.