Welcome to the Norfolk Heritage Explorer

This website offers a unique opportunity to access the Norfolk Historic Environment Record database online.

The Norfolk HER is the definitive database of the county's archaeological sites and historic buildings. It contains over 60,000 records describing the archaeology of Norfolk from the earliest evidence for human occupation from 750,000 BC up to the present day.

New information is being added to the website all the time, so add us to your favourites and follow us on Twitter.

The Roman fort at Burgh Castle (NHER 10471)      The Happisburgh Handaxe (NHER 35385)      Binham priory (NHER 2081)

The Norfolk Heritage Explorer allows you to:


The ruins of St James' church, Bawsey (NHER 3328)      A K6 telephone kiosk in New Buckenham (NHER 43200)      Hunstanton lighthouse (NHER 1290)

Please note that the information contained on this website is not suitable for use in the planning process and commercial contractors must contact the Historic Environment Record directly for appropriate data. Please see our FAQ and terms and conditions for more details.
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