Suffolk Archaeological Service

How to request archaeological planning advice and charges for archaeological services and what to do if you find an archaeological object in Suffolk.

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Archaeological planning and countryside advice

Our Archaeology Service offers advice and information about the conservation of Suffolk's historic environment.

About the Archaeology Service

The Archaeological Service is the main provider of archaeological conservation, recording and advice services in Suffolk.

What to do if you find an archaeological object

The Archaeological Service is a free to use service that can identify and record archaeological objects found by members of the public

Archaeology service charges

When, and why we've introduced charges for the provision of archaeology services.

What is the Historic Environment Record?

The Historic Environment Record (HER) is a collection of information about the nature and location of archaeological sites in Suffolk.

Archives Service

Suffolk County Council Archaeological Archive is the main repository for material found as part of archaeological fieldwork in the county.

Heritage Crime

Heritage crime is “any offence which harms the value of England’s heritage assets and their setting to this and future generations”.