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Birmingham HER online

The site is map based, with no abiolity to search for specific monument types. The details for each site also appear in impossibly small info-boxes.

GIS-MO Dudley

Historic mapping and aerial photographs of Dudley

Herefordshire Through Time

Herefordshire Through Time is the homepage of Herefordshire Archaeology, which is the county archaeological service maintained by Herefordshire Council. The  

Discovering Shropshire History

In theory the HER is searchable, however the search facility is currentl;y not functional. Despite that, the site is an excellent hub for other relevant heritage information websites about Shropshire.

At the time of writing, Birmingham, Coventry, Dudley, Herefordshire, Shropshire, Staffordshire, Stoker-on-Trent, Warwickshire, Wolverhampton and Walsall, Worcester City, & Worcestershire HERs are all available to consult via Heritage Gateway

On The Map (Staffordshire)

Themed subsets of Staffordshire HER data are available to be examined on this system, however it’s coverage is limited to Scheduled monuments, Listed Buildings, and Landscape categorisation.

Timetrail (Warwickshire)

An efficient and easy to use form based searchable HER, which places selected sites on a Google aerial map.

Black Country History

Essentially Wolverhampton and Walsall HER. The GIS is quite slow, but effective.

Worcestershire Online Archaeology Library

Contains 1500 unpublished reports (grey lit.) An excellent resource, which is unfortunately rather hard to search - a trip to the HER or a search on Heritage Gateway might be needed first.