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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 note sets out the principles that apply to altering the windows of historic buildings.
This guidance note sets out the legal requirements relating to works on scheduled monuments under the Ancient Monuments and Archaeological Areas Act 1979.
This guidance note sets out the principles that apply to developments affecting World Heritage Sites.
Guidelines on the selection, designation and management of Historic Marine Protected Areas
Guide for Practitioners 4
A historical overview of the production and use of iron, along with guidance on appraisal and conservation techniques.
Papers given at a 2002 conference on medieval and later rural settlements.
A Landscape Conservation Management Plan prepared for Melrose Abbey
An extract from the memorandum of guidance regarding farms and stables.
Proceedings of the Interim Meeting for the International Council of Museums Committee for Conservation Metal Working Group, Metal 2013.
Guidance for people who own, occupy and manage archaeological sites on metal detecting.
Use and adaptation of listed buildings
This case study illustrated how a distinctive old school building has been brought back to life as part of a new private residential development.
Scotland's strategy for sustainable management of the historic environment.