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Humber HER

COVID-19 status update: Physical access to the East Riding of Yorkshire and Hull HER is still restricted but we remain open for search enquiries and data can still be provided by pdf and in GIS formats. Please contact us via social media, telephone or email and we will be happy to talk to you about your search.

Host Local Authority:
Hull City Council

Other Local Authority areas covered by HER:
East Riding of Yorkshire

Contact information for key staff:
NameJob Title TelephoneEmail
Victoria BownsSenior Historic Environment Record Officer01482 612789victoria.bowns@hullcc.gov.uk
James GoodyearDevelopment Management Archaeologist01482 612104james.goodyear@hullcc.gov.uk
Richard NewmanPrincipal Archaeologist01482 613310


 Neil Holbrook HER Officer 07925397535neil.holbrook@hullcc.gov.uk

Access to HER information:
Access to Online Database: Heritage Gateway
Information on HER Services: Humber Sites and Monuments Record

The Old School
Northumberland Avenue


Office National Grid Reference: TA 0966 3020

Opening Hours:
Monday - Thursday 9:00am – 4:00pm
Friday9:00am – 3:00pm

Visitor Facilities:
Desk space
Access to maps, record cards, aerial photographs and other photographic material, as well as a good library of national and local periodicals, monographs, books and other sources.
Photocopying facilities ( charges will be made for photocopies)

Range of information available:

The Humber HER is a collection of information relating to all known archaeological sites within Kingston upon Hull and the East Riding of Yorkshire. The Humber HER has records of archaeological sites and finds dating from the prehistoric period until the post-medieval period, including Scheduled Ancient Monuments. Generally artefacts and sites dating up to and including 1700 AD are recorded. The HER holds records of listed buildings, and other buildings of historic or intrinsic local, regional or national interest and also has records of buildings marked on the 1st edition OS maps and 20th century fortifications. The HER comprises over 17,000 paper and computer records held on an exeGesIS database. There is also an extensive collection of Aerial Photographs and a slide collection of archaeological sites and finds from the region.

Please note: the Humber HER is open to public consultation but an appointment must be made in advance. We have a dedicated visitor desk and staff will show how information can be accessed. Photocopying is permitted but will be subject to a charge.
Commercial consultations are charged a fee dependent on the time needed.

Information last updated 27 July 2023

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