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We are creating a new public body, Historic Environment Scotland, which will come into effect from 1 October 2015. While we work on shaping our future we can reassure you that all services and products will continue as normal. We will continue to keep you up to date on developments. Please follow our progress and find out more about our new organisation.
Coastline under threat
Our role in coastal archaeologyHistoric Scotland supports a range of projects which respond to coastal change, including a programme of systematic survey of the coastline which has now covered well over a quarter of Scotland’s long and varied coast. Our role includes identifying sites:
Who we work withMuch of this work is done in collaboration with the SCAPE Trust based at St Andrews. We also work with many other partners – universities, commercial excavation units, voluntary groups and independent researchers.