Suffolk Archaeological Service

Find out about the advice and services provided by the archaeological team and where you can go to learn more about Suffolk’s heritage.

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Archaeological planning and countryside advice

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

Archaeological brief and specification application form

How to make an request for archaeological planning advice from Suffolk County Council.

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.

The Historic Environment Record

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

Archaeological 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”.

About the Suffolk Archaeological Service

Learn what services are provided by the archaeological team and related charges.

Archaeology charging schedule

List of charges for services available from Archaeological Service including planning, The Historic Environment Record (HER) and archive services.