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This booklet aims to widen understanding and appreciation of prehistoric rock carvings in Scotland. Rock art forms some of the most prolific, fascinating, and inspiring fragments ofScotland’s ancient past.
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.
Designations Report 2021
A report about the architectural and historical development of purpose-built, public libraries in Scotland.
A publication on the design of shops in Scotland, including a gazetteer of retail buildings.
A consideration of current provision, challenges and opportunities
Our report into Scotland's traditional building materials details the status of commonly used traditional building materials in Scotland.
This preliminary report from Historic Environment Scotland summarises the data on listed and unlisted drill hall structures in Scotland.
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.
A report on the geological properties of slate and its usability for roofing.
A Measured Survey of a 19th Century Farmstead
Report on the measured survey of Skaill Farm in 2017-18
A research report bringing together findings of several years of building investigation and research on Sunnybrae Cottage.
A research strategy building upon research and taking into account ongoing projects and commitments.
This report identifies projects about or connected to heritage in Scotland that have received funding from the European Union between 2007 and 2016.