Historic Environment



Archaeological Measured Survey on Scotland's National Forest Estate

This publication presents a number of recent archaeological measured surveys undertaken to support Forestry Commission Scotland’s (now Scottish Forestry) historic environment programme.


Conserving and Managing Trees and Woodlands in Scotland's Designed Landscapes

This guidance has been prepared to assist owners and managers in caring for all the tree components in the fine heritage of designed landscapes throughout Scotland.


Forests and Historic Environment: Information and Advice

A summary of what forest and woodland managers should consider in relation to the historic environment, providing links to all the sources of information that they should be aware of and how, if required, advice can be obtained from a suitable qualified archaeological professional.


Historic Environment Resource Guide for Forest and Woodland Managers in Scotland

This resource guide has been designed as a route map to the information and advice available to forest and woodland managers in regard to the historic environment, primarily in support of the UK Forestry Standard (UKFS) Guidelines on Forests and Historic Environment.


Identifying the Historic Environment in Scotland's Forests and Woodlands

The purpose of this guide is to enable people active in managing woodlands to investigate, identify and record the historic environment.


Managing the Historic Environment Case Study

The purpose of these case studies are to highlight sources of further guidance that can help forest and woodland managers deliver best practice conservation management over a wide range of archaeological sites and historic landscapes – and showcase the potential that the historic environment can play within Forest Plans.


Scotland's Woodlands and the Historic Environment

This policy statement is intended for all those with an interest in Scotland’s trees, woodlands and forests, and their contribution towards the historic environment.