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Cumbria Historic Environment Record

Host Local Authority:
County of Cumbria, excluding the Lake District National Park 

Other Local Authority areas covered by HER: 

Westmorland and Furness Council and Cumberland Council

Contact information for key staff:

NameJob Title TelephoneEmail
Mark Brennand Lead Officer Historic Environment & Commons mark.brennand@westmorlandandfurness.gov.uk

Access to HER information:
Access to Online Database: Cumbria HER online
Information on HER Services: General HER information page

Historic Environment Service
County Offices


Office National Grid Reference: SD 5149 9316

Opening Hours:
Monday – Friday 10am – 5pm

Visitor Facilities:
Visitor PC with access to digital HER; printing and photocopying service; small library of national and local material (more available in the Record Office in the same building).

Range of information available:

Records of archaeological sites and monuments, finds and historic buildings, developer-funded interventions and research reports, an extensive AP collection for the entire county, and a complete collection of the primary county journal, Transactions of the Cumberland & Westmorland Antiquarian & Archaeological Society, from 1900 onwards.
The HER is open by prior appointment only.  Consultation is free, but charges are made for Officer time for commercial searches.  Pay and display parking is available.

Information last updated 05 July 2023

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