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Exeter City Historic Environment Record

Host Local Authority:
Exeter City Council

Other Local Authority areas covered by HER:

Contact information for key staff:
NameJob Title TelephoneEmail
Owen CambridgePrincipal Project Manager (Heritage) 01392 265224owen.cambridge@exeter.gov.uk

Access to HER information:
Access to Online Database: Yes via Heritage Gateway
Information on HER Services: Exeter Historic Environment Record

City Development, Exeter City Council
Civic Centre
Paris Street


Opening Hours:
Office hours, by appointment with the Principal Project Manager (Heritage) .

Visitor Facilities:
Use of computer terminal, with guidance on using the HER; photocopying and printing; a library of “grey” literature.

Range of information available:
Detailed summaries of archaeological work on buried remains and historic buildings within central Exeter, and other relevant information (including antiquarian references, published sources, museum accessions); GIS map based period reconstructions; digital reference library of historic images; all available on computer.  Also paper reference copies of limited circulation “grey” literature.  Advice on where to find other published sources, historic maps etc.

Please note:
1.  Although the HER is open to public consultation, appointments must be made in advance, with reasonable notice, with the Principal Project Manager (Heritage) .
2. City Development have a standard set of charges for photocopying and printing; these can be waived for non-commercial users.  No fee is currently charged for commercial consultations.
3. The HER covers central Exeter only; the records for the rest of the city district outside it are currently held and maintained by the Devon County HER, although the Principal Project Manager (Heritage) provides planning advice throughout the district.

Information correct as at 8 July 2020

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