Downloadable Resource: An Introduction to Recording Buildings

A downloadable version of all our resources about recording buildings.

If you have found the information in the modules about recording buildings useful, you might want to download an A4 size PDF version in its entirety.

We'll add to and expand sections of the guide to reflect a whole variety and range of structures in the Scottish urban landscape. If you want to see something in particular added to this guide, please contact us by emailing the team at

If you're looking for more information on recording buildings, we recommend reviewing the Chartered Institute for Archaeologists guidelines on buildings recording.