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Historic Scotland produces numerous publications throughout the year. A number of these publications can be downloaded in PDF format, most other publications including many of our Conservation titles, can be purchased from our online shop.

Archaeology Publications

Please browse here to buy any of the following titles:

A Palace Fit For A Laird: Rowallan Castle Archaeology and Research 1998-2008
Clothing for the Soul Divine: Excavations at Whithorn Priory 1957-67
The Castle in the Woods: Excavations at Cadzow Castle 2000-3
Historic Scotland Archaeology Report Nos. 1 to 3

The following titles are not available to buy online but can be purchased by calling the Cultural Heritage Team on 0131 668 8774 or by email

Force & Fabric: Archaeological Investigations at Stanley Mills - £14.95 (including post & packing)
Historic Mauchline: Archaeology and Development - £
5 (inlcuding post & packing)
Historic Barrhead: Archaeology and Development - £5 (including post & packing)

Conservation Publications

Our conservation publications are available to buy from our Conservation website

You can also download some conservation publications such as our short and INFORM guides from our Free Publication section.

Free Publications

Many of our publications are free to download in PDF format. Browse our Free Publication section.