Browse our varied publications, ranging from visitor guides and coffee table books to conservation guidance leaflets and academic reference reports.
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Available in English and Gaelic
This booklet explains what being on the inventory means and how we assess gardens and designed landscapes for designation.
This booklet explains what being on the inventory means and how we assess battlefield sites for the inventory.
This booklet explains what listing means for owners and how we assess buildings for listing.
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.
This booklet explains what scheduling means for owners of monuments and how we assess sites and monuments for scheduling.
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.
Guide for Practitioners 5
An overview of the production and use of Scottish cast iron, along with guidance on appraisal and conservation.
Short Guide 11
The key aspects of the exterior of a traditional building and considers how these can be improved or adapted to increase a building’s resilience to extreme weather events caused by climate change.
Short Guide 1
A series of practical solutions to improving energy efficiency in traditional and historic buildings.
Short Guide 5
These short guides focus on the subject of historic concrete structures in Scotland.
Short Guide 2
Practical guidance on Protecting Traditional Buildings.
Short Guide 6
A background to the history and use of lime mortars in traditional buildings.