Browse our varied publications, ranging from visitor guides and coffee table books to conservation guidance leaflets and academic reference reports.
Report commissioned by HES and the Treasure Trove Unit to establish the extent and character of metal detecting in Scotland.
A lavishly illustrated book unearthing the extraordinary record of the architecture of the University of Edinburgh.
A lavishly illustrated book unearthing the extraordinary record of the architecture of the University of Glasgow.
A map published by the British Geological Survey of building stone resources in the United Kingdom.
This Short Guide describes the key aspects of the external envelope 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.
A comprehensive guide to all our conservation publications, including a useful index and ordering form.
A brief history of our graveyards and gravestones, describing their importance and conservation.
A case study on the conservation of mural paintings in the Catholic Apostolic Church in Edinburgh.
The first of two volumes exploring the life, work and influence of the designer Daniel Cottier.
An annual magazine giving an insight into the conservation work and research projects of Historic Scotland, as well as being our publications catalogue.
A discussion of the archaeological potential of the town of Mauchline.
Case Study 2
A case study on the repair and conservation of the Doulton Fountain in Glasgow Green.