Tag: Historic Environment Record

Announcing the Launch of KYP Somerset! Now available online

Putting Somerset on the Map KYP Somerset: We are delighted to announce that Know Your Place Somerset is now available online For the first time, historical maps of Somerset are now freely available online thanks to the Know Your Place West of England project, supported by National Lottery players. From Minehead to Wincanton and Frome […]

Project Update: 4th May 2016

The Know Your Place team is pleased to update you with our latest project news.   Wiltshire & Gloucestershire Know Your Place next Work is now underway to build test websites for the Wiltshire and Gloucestershire Know Your Place, bringing with it an estimated 6480 square kilometres’ additional coverage of historic maps and heritage data mapped […]

From Battlefields to Excavations: Sharing the Historic Environment Record

Archaeology and HER Officer Paul Driscoll explains the importance of sharing South Gloucestershire’s heritage data on Know Your Place. The Historic Environment Record (HER) for South Gloucestershire was recently made available through the South Gloucestershire edition of Know Your Place.  The HER is a database of heritage assets and investigations, such as archaeological sites, listed buildings, […]

Hidden Gems – Revealing the rich heritage to be discovered on Know Your Place

By Peter Insole, City Design Group, Bristol City Council This is one of 600 images from the Braikenridge Collection that can be viewed on Know Your Place. The collection of early nineteenth century images is held at the Bristol Museum and Art Gallery and although many of them have appeared in books over the years, […]

What’s in it for us? SGMRG reveals how Know Your Place will help their research

by Ken Kemp, Secretary, South Gloucestershire Mines Research Group   The South Gloucestershire Mines Research Group (SGMRG) has about a hundred members who research, publicise and would like to conserve the rich industrial heritage of coal mining in the area. Many people are not aware of how important our area and Bristol were in the […]

Putting South Gloucestershire on the map

News Release: Announcing the launch of Know Your Place South Gloucestershire For the first time, historical maps of South Gloucestershire are now freely available online thanks to the Know Your Place West of England project, supported by the Heritage Lottery Fund. Know Your Place is a free digital mapping resource that enables you to explore […]

Project Update #6 18.DEC.2015

Partners Progress Meeting #2 The project held its second progress meeting for partners in Chippenham on 7th December 2015, with 13 in attendance and 8 different partner organisations represented. As usual, we had a lively discussion with lots of good ideas and questions and a consultation workshop to map out some of the project’s work […]