Colchester Heritage Explorer

A new online site of local heritage assets

Added by Pat Marsden

This is the online Historic Environment Record for Colchester Borough.

This site contains over 10,000 records detailing the heritage of Colchester Borough from the earliest human activity to the Cold War. Colchester is the oldest recorded town in the British Isles and has a rich archaeological and historical background. Archaeologists and historians have been collecting information about Colchester’s past for hundreds of years and this website brings together the results of their research.

You can use this site to help you find out more about:

Your local area, including historic buildings, archaeological excavations and finds
Any period of interest including early prehistory, the Iron Age, the Roman period and the medieval period
Industrial activity in and around the Borough
Archaeological finds such as prehistoric flint tools, Roman jewellery or medieval pottery.

An online search reveals 144 listed assets including heritage assets which are listed buildings, monuments and find spots in Wivenhoe or which refer to Wivenhoe. See:

This page was added on 24/01/2018.

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