Terms and Conditions of use

By accessing this site, you signify your agreement with and understanding of the following terms of use.

This website is the online version of the Colchester Historic Environment Record (HER). The information on this website has been produced from a variety of sources and is the product of many decades of research by archaeologists, local historians and others. This information is subject to Intellectual Property Rights. All of the content featured or displayed on this site, including, but not limited to text, graphics, photographs, images, moving images, sound, illustrations and software, is owned by Colchester Borough Council and its content providers, unless otherwise stated. It is the user’s responsibility to ensure that copyright law is not breached.

You are permitted to print, copy and download extracts from the Colchester Heritage Explorer for your own lawful non-commercial research or educational purposes. For any other use you must obtain written permission from Colchester Borough Council, Rowan House, 33 Sheepen Road, Colchester, Essex, CO3 3WG. Any other use of materials on this website – including reproduction for purposes other than those noted above, modification, distribution, or republication – without the prior written permission of Colchester Borough Council is strictly prohibited.

Users are requested to make appropriate acknowledgement of the Colchester HER in any publication or report which has made use of its data. While efforts have been made to verify the data held in the Colchester HER, Colchester Borough Council cannot accept responsibility for the accuracy of any particular data and its source.

Please note that the information contained on this website is not suitable for use in the planning process and commercial contractors must contact Colchester Borough Council directly for appropriate data.

Definitive information on designated sites, including Scheduled Monuments, Listed Buildings and Registered Parks and Gardens should be obtained from Historic England.

The inclusion of a site or monument within the Colchester Heritage Explorer cannot be taken to mean or imply that there is public right of access, or that access permission will be granted upon request.

Users of the website are requested to inform, and to make their research available to the Colchester HER where new archaeological sites or data are discovered as a result of their work.

Links from this site to other sites are provided for your information and convenience only, and no responsibility or liability can be accepted for the content, accuracy or any other aspect of these sites. The provision of a link does not imply an endorsement of any kind by Colchester Borough Council.

Colchester Borough Council makes no representations that the content of this site is appropriate for use in all locations. Those who access this site do so on their own initiative, and are responsible for compliance with applicable local laws or regulations. Users of this site may not necessarily be able to deal directly with all entities which have materials at this site.

All materials at this site are meant to be reviewed in their entirety, including any footnotes, legal disclaimers, restrictions or disclosures, and any copyright or proprietary notices. Any disclaimers, restrictions, disclosure or hedge clauses apply to any partial document or material in the same manner as they do the whole, and will be deemed incorporated in the portion of any material or document that you consult or download.

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