Historic Environment Scotland

About this Organisation

Historic Environment Scotland is the lead public body established to investigate, care for and promote Scotland’s historic environment.

Historic Environment Scotland Archives is one of Scotland's national collections, caring for architectural and archaeological archives relating to Scotland's past.

Organisation Type

National Library or Archive


John Sinclair House
16 Bernard Terrace
Entry last updated: April 25th, 2018

Resources Available

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Historic Environment Scotland Archive & Library Service

HES has been identifying, surveying and interpreting the built environment in Scotland for over a hundred years. Our archive provides unique insights into Scotland's places, documenting how the national archaeological, industrial and architectural environment has changed over time.

There are more than 5 million items, including photographs, maps, drawings and documents, which can be ... read more

Primary, Secondary, Online/Digitised, Images/Photographs

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