Anyone can request information from the HER. If you are interested in discovering the history of a particular place in Coventry, or if you want to find out about the archaeology of the city, the HER is a good place to start.
The HER also holds information about who owned various plots of land, and who lived in particular properties, particularly during the 18th and 19th centuries. So if you are researching your family history the HER might be a useful source of information.
Most HER records of archaeological ‘monuments’ or historic buildings are available via the Heritage Gateway website. For the most up-to-date information on statutory designated heritage assets (Scheduled Monuments and Listed Buildings) can be found on the National Heritage List for England website. Information on Conservation Areas and Locally Listed buildings can be found online, with online maps. Coventry Historic Landscape Characterisation data and reports can be downloaded from the Archaeology Data Service.
Alternatively, send your request to us and we can send your search results via email (or even by post).