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A short guide to World Heritage related matters in Scotland.
An introduction to the Forth Bridge World Heritage Site (WHS), its inscription on the World Heritage List and its management and governance.
Frontiers of the Roman Empire
An introduction to the Frontiers of the Roman Empire: Antonine Wall World Heritage Site.
This short guide is intended as an introduction to the St Kilda World Heritage Site.
This short guide is intended as an introduction to New Lanark World Heritage Site.
An introduction to the Heart of Neolithic Orkney World Heritage Site.
Emergency measures for historic memorials
A short guide for cemetery managers
Easy Read version
Simplified and accessible version of our Mainstreaming and 2021-25 Equality Outcomes Report.
This suite of documents sets out the purpose, guiding principles and operational policies for the Digital Repository.
This guide is a starting point for those wishing to discover how to deal with archaeology and the historic environment in general in the context of modern environmentally-friendly farming.
This guide details Historic Scotland's policy in regard to conserving the underwater heritage. The underwater heritage subsumes the physical evidence for the human past which survives underwater.
Read our response to the Scottish Government's consultation on the Local Place Plan Regulations.