Traditional and historic buildings conservation advice

On this page you will find advice and guidance about conserving traditional buildings.

If you are considering making alterations to a listed building or an unlisted building in a conservation area and are not sure if you need permission or consent for the works please contact us.

You can find more detailed information on specific aspects of traditional and historic building conservation in the sections below. All documents are published by Historic Environment Scotland unless otherwise stated. Some of the documents are large files which may take time to open.

For advice on accessibility in traditional and historic buildings, see the documents below:

Contact the Planning and Building Standards teams

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