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Durham County Council Historic Environment Record

Host Local Authority:

Durham County Council

Other Local Authority areas covered by HER:
Darlington Borough

Contact information for key staff:
NameJob Title TelephoneEmail
David Mason Principal Archaeologist03000 267012archaeology@durham.gov.uk
Nick BoldriniHistoric Environment Record Officer 03000 267008archaeology@durham.gov.uk

Access to HER information:
Access to Online Database: Keys to the Past
Information on HER Services: Durham Historic Environment Record

Archaeology Section
Environment and Design
Neighbourhoods and Climate Change
Durham County Council
Council Offices
Green Lane, 
County Durham

DL16 6JQ

Office National Grid Reference: NZ 2719 3414

Opening Hours:

Monday 08.30 - 15.00 (by appointment)
Thursday 08.30 - 16.00 (by appointment)

Appointments may be possible on other days, with sufficient notice

Visitor Facilities:
Our Equalities Act compliant visitor space includes a visitor computer giving access to records on Heritage features, Events, Designated sites, finds and sources. Also available is digital mapping software giving access to National Mapping Programme air photograph transcriptions, polygonised data, digital vertical aerial photographs, historic mapping and Historic Landscape Characterisation data.

Range of information available:

*Please note: Due to staffing changes, Rapid Response HER searches will not be available until further notice.

Grey Literature Reports; small collection of aerial photographs; parish files; library collection of books, monographs, guides, pamphlets and journals covering Historic County Durham; small collection of national periodicals

Information last updated 09 April 2024

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