Historic Environment Record (HER) COVID-19 (CORONAVIRUS)UPDATE – 22 October 2020

HER Searches

The HER is currently closed for visitors.

If you have a commercial search you can still make a HER search request  but please note that the this will take longer than usual as the HER staff are now working remotely. We can only be reached by email at present.

General HER Enquiries

There is likely to be a delay in responding to direct public research enquiries to the HER. We can only be reached by email at present

For general (non commercial) enquiries we would recommend consulting the online version of the Historic Environment Record database in the first instance: Revealing Cheshire’s Past.

You can also use the Heritage Gateway for access to other online sources about the Historic Environment.


Historic Maps and aerial photographs can be viewed using the Cheshire Tithes online


More Historic maps have been digitised by the National Library of Scotland and can be viewed here