Browse our varied publications, ranging from visitor guides and coffee table books to conservation guidance leaflets and academic reference reports.
This publication is a photographic survey of thatched buildings in Scotland, surveyed between May 2014 and August 2015 by Zoe Herbert, on behalf of the Society for the Protection of Ancient Buildings.
Scotland's Theatre Architecture
A thematic study of Scotland’s historic theatre buildings. In 2008-09, Historic Environment Scotland worked with The Theatres Trust to review the historical significance Scotland’s theatres.
This leaflet provides information on Historic Environment Scotland's new building conservation postgraduate qualifications, taught by conservation and heritage experts at the Engine Shed.
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).
The Ballachulish Slate Research Report is a report on work undertaken investigating Scottish slate from Khartoum Quarry. Extraction and testing of Slate from Khartoum Quarry, Argyll.
The full report on excavations at the stone ring and alignments at Calanais in the Western Isles.
The findings of extensive research into the development of lime production at Charlestown.
Review the results of an initial baseline assessment of the risks posed by climate change to HES Properties in Care. It uses a number of datasets to determine the risk of damage and loss to sites.
Intervention on Future Policy and Resources
A report on the effects of different cleaning regimes on natural stone.
An account of the historical evolution of the sash and case window.
The National Trust for Scotland, National Museum of Scotland, the Palace of Holyroodhouse and Historic Scotland have joined forces to make it easier for groups and FITs to discover Scotland's most famous Jacobite sites.
A summary of activities in Scotland relating to EFFESUS, a European research project on energy efficiency in historic districts.