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Essex Historic Environment Record

Host Local Authority:
Administrative area of Essex plus Thurrock UA 

Covid-19 Update: Place Services are continuing to provide enquiries and HER searches for Essex although physical access to the HER is closed. See our website for further information.

Other Local Authority areas covered by HER:

Contact information for key staff:
NameJob Title TelephoneEmail
Richard HavisPrincipal Historic Environment Consultant03330 136849HistoricEnvironment@essex.gov.uk 

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

Historic Environment Specialist Team
Place Services
County Hall


Office National Grid Reference: TL 706068

Opening Hours:
c.9am to 4.30pm

Visitor Facilities:
Photocopying; extensive library of national and local periodicals, monographs, books and other sources; photographic collection.

Range of information available:
Digital records of archaeological sites, finds and industrial and listed buildings, including fieldwork reports, mapping and photographs.

Please note: the EHER is open to public consultation but an appointment must be made in advance. We do not have a dedicated visitor desk but will try to accommodate visitors. Staff will show how information can be accessed. Photocopying is permitted at the current cost of 10p a sheet.
Commercial consultations are charged a fee dependent on the time needed.

Information last updated 17 June 2020

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