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Browse our varied publications, ranging from visitor guides and coffee table books to conservation guidance leaflets and academic reference reports.
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Emergency measures for historic memorials
A short guide for cemetery managers
"Conservation of Historic Graveyards" outlines proceedings taken from the seminar in November 2001 run jointly with Historic Scotland and the Society of Antiquaries of Scotland.
Health and Safety Guidance for Visitors and Owners
Guidance on health and safety issues for visitors to graveyards and owners of memorials.
This leaflet provides guidance on how to look after abandoned structures within graveyards.
Information on our grants for ancient monuments and historic buildings and how they apply.
Working in a Graveyard
Information on the legal implications of work on a historic graveyard.
Information on best practice in maintaining a historic graveyard from planning through to implementation.
Looking After Gravestones
This leaflet describes best practice in looking after gravestones.
Health and Safety for Works Teams and Volunteers
This leaflet provides straightforward guidance on how to work safely in historic graveyards.
Covers technical conservation issues relating to various elements of the graveyard with advice on specialised repair and conservation techniques and an inventory of Scottish sites.
A guide to finding information on the history of an individual burial ground.
Common symbols are used around Elgin Cathedral’s graveyard. How many of each you can find?