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Northamptonshire Historic Environment Record

Host Local Authority:
Northamptonshire County Council

Other Local Authority areas covered by HER:
Corby Borough Council, Daventry District Council, East Northamptonshire District Council,  Kettering Borough Council, Northampton Borough Council, South Northamptonshire District Council, Borough Council of Wellingborough.

Contact information for key staff:
Name Job Title Telephone Email
Charlotte Walker HER Advisor 01604 367246  charwalker@northamptonshire.gov.uk  

Access to HER information:
Access to Online Database: Interactive mapping
Information on HER Services: Northamptonshire Historic Environment Record

Northamptonshire Record Office
Wootton Hall Park


Opening Hours:
Monday – Friday 9am – 5pm

Visitor Facilities:
Visitor search area with desk; PC workstation with access to HER database, scanning/photocopying; extensive library of national and local periodicals, monographs, books and other sources; large aerial photographic collection and other photographs; digital early edition OS maps.

Range of information available:
Records of archaeological and historic finds, monuments (including historic buildings), and landscapes, and recording events including fieldwork reports, mapping and photographs. Designations information. Historic mapping. Geological mapping.

Please note: the Northamptonshire HER is open to public consultation but an appointment must be made in advance by phoning 01604 367246 or emailing at HER@northamptonshire.gov.uk. We have a dedicated search area and HER staff are present to give guidance and advice where required. Photocopying within copyright law is permitted at the current cost of 50p per A4 sheet. Similarly, scanned copies of photographs are also available as hard or digital copy. We may also be able to provide digital copies of recent reports.

Commercial searches carried out by HER staff are now charged at a flat rate of £50 per hour. Non-commercial enquiries are charged £24 per hour. Access to the computerised database is free for all enquirers processing their own data. All charges are in linke with Northamptonshire Record Office.

Last updated 01 April 2016

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