Browse our varied publications, ranging from visitor guides and coffee table books to conservation guidance leaflets and academic reference reports.
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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.
This preliminary report from Historic Environment Scotland and the Scottish Courts and Tribunals Service summarises the data on listed and unlisted court buildings in Scotland.
A report on the geological properties of slate and its usability for roofing.
A Measured Survey of a 19th Century Farmstead
Report on the measured survey of Skaill Farm in 2017-18
Interpretation of the Exterior Sculpture and The Identification and Interpretation of the Stirling Heads
Research on the exterior stone sculpture of Stirling Castle Palace and the carved wooden roundels known as the Stirling Heads.
This survey seeks to understand the nature of the stonemasonry sector in Scotland
A study commissioned by Historic Scotland, the Heritage Lottery Fund and the Architecural Heritage fund to review the Building Preservation Trusts in Scotland.
Thermal Performance of Traditional Windows
Research from testing the thermal performance of traditional sash and case windows.
In-Situ U-Value Measurements in Traditional Buildings - Preliminary Results
Results of in-situ U-valve measurements of various solid stonewalls in five traditional Scottish buildings.