The Worcestershire Historic Environment Record is the primary index of all heritage assets and investigations for the County of Worcestershire. The HER covers all the land within the local districts of Wyre Forest, Bromsgrove, Redditch Borough, Wychavon and Malvern Hills, including the area of Malvern Hills Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty located within the county boundaries
The HER database holds approximately 83,000 records including archaeological sites, historic buildings, monuments, and landscape features. The HER can help you to research:
• Your area, whether that’s a village, a particular building, or parish
• A particular period of interest, including Roman, Medieval, and World War II
• Industries such as lime kilns, carpet factories, and needle manufacturing
• Historic artefacts, such as coins, pottery, plant, and animal remains
If you require HER Information or would like to discuss the Worcestershire Research Framework then please get in touch at the contact details below.
The HER can be accessed in person, by email or via our online enquiry system.
Visit us on Tuesday and Thursday Mornings (10:30-13:30pm) on the Explore the Past Floor (Level 2) at The Hive in Worcester
Contact the HER on HERecord@Worcestershire.Gov.uk
All enquiries will be responded to within 7 working days. Charges apply for
commercial searches only. Details can be found here: Archive and Archaeology Charges.