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West Sussex County Council Historic Environment Record

COVID-19 status update: The West Sussex HER remains open for search enquiries and data provision. Although the HER staff are working from home and things may be a little slower than normal, we have full HER access, so information can still be provided by pdf and in GIS formats.

Host Local Authority:
West Sussex County Council

Other Local Authority areas covered by HER:
(all of W Sussex excluding Chichester District which has its own SMR)

Contact information for key staff:
NameJob Title TelephoneEmail
Rachel SalterHER Officer0330 222 6453Rachel.Salter@westsussex.gov.uk or
Melanie DickensonHER Assistant0330 222 6451Melanie.Dickenson@westsussex.gov.uk or her@westsussex.gov.uk

Access to HER information:
Access to Online Database: Via Heritage Gateway
Information on HER Services: West Sussex Historic Environment Record

West Sussex County Council Environment and Development
Environment and Economic Policy Service
The Grange
Tower Street
West Sussex

PO19 1RH

Office National Grid Reference: SU 85804 04963

Opening Hours:
The WS HER is open to public consultation Tuesday, Thursday and Friday 9am - 4:30pm by prior appointment only.

Visitor Facilities:
All HER enquiries must be sent via the online request for information form that can be found on the West Sussex County Council website.

Unfortunately due to limited space the HER can no longer accommodate visitors.

Our Grey Literature reports have been scanned and are available to view at the four main libraries - Chichester, Crawley, Horsham and Worthing.

Range of information available:
Records of archaeological and historic sites, landscapes and finds from the earliest human presence in West Sussex, including records detailing Listed Buildings, Scheduled Monuments, Registered Parks and Gardens, Historic Towns Surveys and Historic Landscape Characterisation. Range of Historic maps including the Tithe Maps for West Sussex are available.

Please Note: The WS HER is open to public consultation by appointment only which must be made in advance.

Commercial consultations are charged a fee dependent of the time needed. Please see the Access and Charging Policy on the West Sussex Historic Environment Record web page.

Information correct as at 15 May 2020

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