Browse our varied publications, ranging from visitor guides and coffee table books to conservation guidance leaflets and academic reference reports.
This guide aims to encourage use of stone sourced from Scotland’s working quarries and to provide a better understanding of those mineralogical properties that give each stone its distinctive quality.
This report considers the setting of the Calanais Standing Stones and offers advice and guidance on considering the assessment of impacts from development proposals.
An overview of Scotland’s carved stones, from prehistoric to medieval.
This INFORM guide provides guidance on ceramic floor tiles, defects which can occur, and cleaning and maintenance techniques.
A look at Scotland’s Christian monuments and the people who lived there.
An INFORM guide on how clay mortars are used in traditional buildings for masonry wall construction and surface finishing.
An INFORM guide to the risks and consequences of cleaning sandstone masonry.
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 conference addressing the effects of coastal erosion on sites and monuments in Scotland.
A brief history of our graveyards and gravestones, describing their importance and conservation.
A guide covering conservation issues in graveyards, advising on repair and conservation techniques.
A case study on the conservation of mural paintings in the Catholic Apostolic Church in Edinburgh.