Planning and building

Using York's Historic Environment Record

About York's Historic Environment Record

York’s Historic Environment Record (HER) holds information on the city’s archaeological finds, historic buildings and monuments, from a variety of sources such as:

  • archaeological reports
  • historic maps
  • trade directories

Discover York's Historic Environment Record

Please note, York's HER does not cover the North Yorkshire Moors, Yorkshire Dales, nor areas covered by North Yorkshire County Council; these are listed separately on Heritage Gateway. The HER should not be used as a substitute source of information by those conducting commercial archaeological work

Also see


City of York Council, West Offices, Station Rise, York, YO1 6GA