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East Sussex Historic Environment Record

Host Local Authority:
East Sussex County Council 

COVID-19 status update: East Sussex HER remains open for search enquiries and data provision. HER Staff are working from home and internet permitting will endeavour to provide our normal service level.

Other Local Authority areas covered by HER:

Brighton & Hove City Council

Contact information for key staff:
NameJob Title TelephoneEmail
Sophie UngerHistoric Environment Record Officer01273 336378County.her@eastsussex.gov.uk  
Thomas DaviesHistoric Environment Record Technician01273 336355County.her@eastsussex.gov.uk

Access to HER information:
Access to Online Database:  Via Heritage Gateway and also www.thekeep.info
Information on HER Services: East Sussex Historic Environment Record 

The Keep,
Woollards Way
East Sussex


Office National Grid Reference: TQ32022 08239 

Opening Hours:
Monday – Friday9am – 5pm

Visitor Facilities:
Access to the Historic Environment Record (HER) is via e-mail or prior appointment only at The Keep. Enquirers are requested to book vists at least 7 days in advance and should be aware that it will not always be possible to arrange visits at short notice. Send an e-mail to County.HER@eastsussex.gov.uk to arrange access.

Range of information available:
Records on ‘all’ recorded archaeological sites within the county. Records of many recent (last 20 years) archaeological excavations within the county. Range of early Ordnance Survey maps and aerial data.

Please note: the ESHER is open to public consultation but an appointment must be made in advance.

Commercial consultations are charged a fee dependent on the time needed.

Information correct as at 27 Feb 2024

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