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).
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.
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.
This note provides guidance for anyone considering undertaking archaeological excavation on a scheduled monument when the primary reason is for research purposes.
Case Study 2
A case study on the repair and conservation of the Doulton Fountain in Glasgow Green.