East Riding of Yorkshire Council

The Humber HER is a collection of information relating to all known archaeological sites within Kingston upon Hull and the East Riding of Yorkshire. The Humber HER has records of archaeological sites and finds dating from the prehistoric period until the post-medieval period, including Scheduled Ancient Monuments. Generally artefacts and sites dating up to and including 1700 AD are recorded. The HER holds records of listed buildings, and other buildings of historic or intrinsic local, regional or national interest and also has records of buildings marked on the 1st edition OS maps and 20th century fortifications. The HER comprises over 17,000 paper and computer records held on an exeGesIS database. There is also an extensive collection of Aerial Photographs and a slide collection of archaeological sites and finds from the region.

Please note: the Humber HER is open to public consultation but an appointment must be made in advance. We have a dedicated visitor desk and staff will show how information can be accessed. Photocopying is permitted but will be subject to a charge.
Commercial consultations are charged a fee dependent on the time needed.