Browse our varied publications, ranging from visitor guides and coffee table books to conservation guidance leaflets and academic reference reports.
An annual magazine giving an insight into the conservation work and research projects of Historic Scotland, as well as being our publications catalogue.
INFORM guide examining foundations and wall footings in traditionally constructed buildings.
INFORM guide to identifying, maintaining and repairing gilding.
This INFORM guide offers practical advice on the removal of graffiti to owners of historic buildings and structures.
INFORM guide explaining some of the aesthetic issues surrounding historic masonry.
Short Guide 5
These short guides focus on the subject of historic concrete structures in Scotland.
A discussion of the archaeological potential of the town of Mauchline.
Papers on the value of traditional building materials and techniques and promoting the use of Scottish resources.
This INFORM guide explains what hot-mixed lime mortars are and how they differ from other types of lime mortars.
An INFORM guide to what can be done to improve energy efficiency in traditional buildings, and how this relates to building standards.
This INFORM guide provides an introduction to replacing damaged stones in an ashlar built sandstone wall.
A look at remnants of Scotland’s industrial past.