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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 […]

Preparing records to share on Know Your Place

In Top Tips this time we turn our attention to growing the Know Your Place map in a different way – by adding to the Community Layer.   Putting your information on the Map With six counties now mapped onto Know Your Place – and extra map layers being added soon – its time we […]

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, […]

Top Tips: Free text searching the Info Layers

Are you interested in a certain type of structure? Or a particular period in history? Are you researching a notable individual or organisation? You can see if these people, places or things appear on the Know Your Place map.

Project Update #8 – 29th February 2016

Get on the Map With our first area of the West of England now mapped on Know Your Place, we are encouraging everyone to take some time to explore its maps and features. Have you visited yet? We are especially keen to encourage residents or researchers of South Gloucestershire’s rich history to participate in the project by […]

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, […]

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 […]