Archaeology maintains a record (the Historic Environment Record,
or HER) of all the known archaeological sites and historic buildings
in Hartlepool and Stockton-on-Tees.
HER is a digital record based on a database and a Geographical Information
System (GIS), and includes many different types of site, from occasional
finds of coins and pottery to World War II pillboxes and medieval
digital HER is supported by a large archive of sources, including
books, reports, maps, historic photographs, aerial photographs and
our archaeological archive.
can now view a snapshot of our Historic Environment Record (HER)
online through Google Maps, thanks to our 2014 BOOST placement student
University. The data currently online was exported
in March 2015.
Please remember the HER is constantly being revised and updated,
and some records may be incomplete or out of date.
here to view sites on the land.
here to view our Maritime sites.
online version of the HER currently provides basic details of each
site including the HER number, site name, type of site, location
and period. Fuller descriptions of each site are held in our
database but are not currently online. If
you would like more information on individual records please contact
us at firstname.lastname@example.org
with the HER numbers in which you are interested.
on the HER are often on private land and not necessarily accessible to
the public. Some are are protected by law from any disturbance or
damage - you can find out about designated sites on the English
Heritage National Heritage List here.
addition, this data should in no circumstances be used for the preparation
of documents relating to planning applications - companies requiring
a HER search must contact Tees Archaeology directly to obtain complete
and up to date records for their search area. Please complete the
HER Search Request Form below.