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).
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Discover how a broad range of data capture techniques can be applied to the recording, analysis, conservation and visualisation of the historic environment.
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.
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.
"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.
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.
The publication "Cottier's in Context" is the first of two volumes exploring the life, work and influence of the Scottish-born designer Daniel Cottier and his contemporary William Leiper.
Our Environmental Impact Assessment (EIA) handbook offers practical guidance and information to those involved in the process.
An annual magazine giving an insight into the conservation work and research projects of Historic Scotland, as well as being our publications catalogue.
An annual magazine showcasing technical conservation within Historic Environment Scotland and our partners. This edition focuses on traditional skills.