Browse our varied publications, ranging from visitor guides and coffee table books to conservation guidance leaflets and academic reference reports.
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Health and Safety for Works Teams and Volunteers
This leaflet provides straightforward guidance on how to work safely in historic graveyards.
Emergency measures for historic memorials
A short guide for cemetery managers
Information on our grants for ancient monuments and historic buildings and how they apply.
This leaflet provides guidance on how to look after abandoned structures within graveyards.
Designation of Conservation Areas and Conservation Area Consent
Interim guidance on the designation of Conservation Areas and Conservation Area Consent.
Interim document providing detailed guidance on the application of the Historic Environment Policy for Scotland (HEPS).
Published in April 2020 in lieu of our Annual Operating Plan in response to the COVID-19 outbreak
The Plan comes on the back of our first 6-month Action Plan, which was produced in April in response to Covid-19 in place of an Annual Operating Plan
This suite of documents sets out the purpose, guiding principles and operational policies for the Digital Repository.
This statement set out what Intangible Cultural Heritage means, how it relates to the historic environment, and how HES will work with it over the coming years
Statutory report in line with the Equality Act 2010 (Specific Duties) (Scotland) Regulations 2012
An extract from the memorandum of guidance regarding farms and stables.