The Somerset HER is a record of the known historic environment in the modern administrative county of Somerset (excluding Exmoor National Park). There are currently over 30,000 entries in the record.
Use the box above to search for words in the site name (or the entire text description) or if you know the site number (PRN), search for that. Below you can do detailed searches for site classifications and limit them to parishes or areas. Use the Map tab to look at historical OS mapping, tithe maps (1840s) and aerial photographs.
Please get in touch if you would like to update the information or ask about things. We welcome contributions and photos to make the record better. Click the button or email: email@example.com
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The Somerset HER is a record of the known historic environment in the administrative county of Somerset (excluding Exmoor National Park). Historically it has focussed on archaeological sites but increasingly the upstanding built environment is being recorded.
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The information on this website is provided for information only and must not be relied on for legal or planning related work. Please contact us if you require details or would like a definitive search.
The Ordnance Survey mapping used in this website is provided by Somerset County Council under licence from the Ordnance Survey in order to fulfil its public function to make available Council-held public domain information. Licence number 100023366. The Ordnance Survey web site can be found at www.ordnancesurvey.co.uk