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North Yorkshire County Council Historic Environment Record

Host Local Authority:
North Yorkshire County Council

Other Local Authority areas covered by HER:
Richmondshire; Craven; Hambleton; Harrogate; Selby, Ryedale and Scarborough District Council areas  – NOTE Does not cover areas within the Yorkshire Dales and North York Moors National Parks.

Contact information for key staff:
NameJob Title TelephoneEmail
Leonora GoldsmithHistoric Environment Record Officer01609 532331archaeology@northyorks.gov.uk
Peter RowePrincipal Archaeologist01609 532316archaeology@northyorks.gov.uk

Access to HER information:
Access to Online Database: via Heritage Gateway
Information on HER Services: North Yorkshire Historic Environment Record

Historic Environment Team;
Growth, Planning and Trading Standards;
Business and Environmental Services;
North Yorkshire County Council
County Hall
North Yorkshire


Office National Grid Reference: SE366932

Opening Hours:
Monday – Friday 9am – 5pm

Visitor Facilities:
HER visitor room with access to digital HER via PC terminal;  parish files (with further information) and reports; photocopying available. For more detailed information see our web page.

Range of information available:
The North Yorkshire County Council HER covers the county of North Yorkshire excluding the areas of the City of York, the Yorkshire Dales and North York Moors National Parks.

The HER consists of over 25000 computerised records, plus maps, fieldwork reports, a small library, project and parish files. The computerised records are largely indicative or index data and are not comprehensive, archival information.

The HER is open for public consultation by appointment only.

Our aerial photograph collection and the early OS and tithe maps are now held at the North Yorkshire County Record Office. Please contact them for further information.

Information last updated 05 July 2023