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).
Edinburgh is a city renowned for critical thinking, cutting edge breakthroughs and unique creativity. At the heart of these enlightened ideals lies the University of Edinburgh.
A unique collaboration between Historic Environment Scotland and the University of Glasgow has resulted in this lavishly illustrated book about the University’s architectural history.
Building Stone Resources of the United Kingdom Map - This map is published by the British Geological Survey, and is a joint venture with HES and other principle heritage and industry bodies.
This guide aims to encourage use of stone sourced from Scotland’s working quarries and to provide a better understanding of those mineralogical properties that give each stone its distinctive quality.
This report considers the setting of the Calanais Standing Stones and offers advice and guidance on considering the assessment of impacts from associated development proposals.
This report presents the findings of a 2-year project researching the use and effectiveness of consolidants and water repellents on Scottish sandstones.
Results of a conference held to address the effects of coastal erosion on sites and monuments in Scotland and the best ways of mitigating this recently-recognised threat.
"Conservation of Historic Graveyards" outlines proceedings taken from the seminar in November 2001 run jointly with Historic Scotland and the Society of Antiquaries of Scotland.
Covers technical conservation issues relating to various elements of the graveyard with advice on specialised repair and conservation techniques and an inventory of Scottish sites.
This Case Study gives an account of the conservation of the mural paintings by Phoebe Anna Traquair in the former Catholic Apostolic Church in Mansfield Place, Edinburgh.
"Conservation of Timber Sash and Case Windows" provides advice on inspecting windows to assess repair requirements accurately and describes appropriate repair techniques.