Historic Environment Record Contact Information

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Cheshire Historic Environment Record

Please note that the Cheshire HER currently has no visitor facilities. Further information on how to request information from the HER can be found on our website: http://www.cheshirearchaeology.org.uk/?page_id=154.

Host Local Authority:
Cheshire West and Chester Council

Other Local Authority areas covered by HER:
Cheshire East Council
Halton Borough Council
Warrington Borough Council

Contact information for key staff:
NameJob Title TelephoneEmail
Rob Edwards HER Officer 01244 973667


Moya WatsonHER Officer01244 977812HBSMRAdmin@cheshirewestandchester.gov.uk
Jane MonkHER Officer01244 973997HBSMRAdmin@cheshirewestandchester.gov.uk

Access to HER information:
Access to Online Database: Heritage Gateway 
Information on HER Services: Cheshire Historic Environment Record
Information on HER Access and Charging:Cheshire Historic Environment Record Access and Charging Policy


Archaeology Planning Advisory Service
Planning and Placemaking

NicholasHouse, 1 BlackFriars, Chester, Cheshire, CH1 2NU

Office National Grid Reference: SJ40316604

Visitor Facilities:

The HER currently has no visitor facilities.

Range of information available:

Historic Environment Record database and associated physical resources which include:

  • Scheduled and unscheduled archaeological sites, find-spots and buildings
  • Listed Buildings
  • Registered Parks and Gardens
  • Registered Battlefields
  • Historic Landscapes
  • Unpublished archaeological reports
  • Unpublished building surveys

The Historic Environment Record also holds

  • Archive and reports for the Cheshire Historic Towns Survey
  • Archive data and reports for the Cheshire Historic Landspace Characterisation
  • A small library which includes local sources, monographs and periodicals
  • A limited selection of historic maps and town plans
  • A wide range of aerial photographs:
    • oblique photographs taken for specific archaeological purposes;
    • historic aerial photographs dating from the 1940s;
    • small scale vertical surveys taken ahead of major infrastructure projects;
    • and the major county surveys which have been flown approximately every ten years since 1970.

Access to a selection of the aerial photographs and historic maps held by the Archaeology Planning Advisory Service is available via the Cheshire and Chesher Archives and Local Studies eMapping Victorian Cheshire: Tithe Maps Online website.

Information correct as at 05 July 2023

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