Exploring Kent's Past

Kent Historic Environment Record

Welcome to the online version of the Kent Historic Environment Record (formerly the Sites and Monuments Record). The HER is a database of archaeological sites, finds and buildings in Kent.

Using this website you can explore the rich heritage of your local area, investigate a period in history or Explore More about different aspects of Kent's past.

The HER is constantly being updated and improved and there may be information which has not yet been added. This website is not suitable for legal, planning or professional work. For such purposes please contact the Heritage Conservation Group.

Please read our Terms and Conditions of Use before proceeding.

Simple Search

You can search the database using a keyword, time period and/or location in the simple search form below or you can switch to the more advanced search.

You can also search using the Kent HER Number if you are looking for a specific record. This search can use the percent symbol (%) as a wildcard if required.

Enter one or more search criteria then click the Search button:

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