Details of who to contact, local authority contacts and other useful organisations can be found in Carved Stones: Scottish Government Policy and Guidance.
For information about specific carved stones see RCAHMS
. For information about carved stones in general see Carved Stones Scotland
. For generic advice on interpretation and presentation see Interpret Scotland
How to get involved
There is much you can do to help, particularly in the recording of carved stones. You will probably be able to do this most effectively through membership of a national or local society.
Conservation of carved stones
If the conservation of particular carved stones interests you, or you
want to report a problem, check first whether the stone is scheduled or listed (legally protected) by
- If it is a scheduled monument, contact Historic Scotland by
email to firstname.lastname@example.org or ring 0131 668 8770.
- For listed sites and conservation areas, contact the local authority conservation
officer - visit ·the Institute of Historic Building Conservation (IHBC) (Note: not
all local authorities are served by members of IHBC).
a carving is neither scheduled nor listed then your first contact for conservation advice is either
your local archaeological service, local authority conservation officer or local museum.
How to report new discoveries
Report new discoveries to Treasure Trove
If you have comments on the carved stones website, please email Olwyn Owen
or telephone 0131 668 8658.