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Archive Price List

The Archive charges for the production and supply of material. Here you can find out what charges apply.

Copying material

All copying is subject to the copyright status and format of the original. All information is supplied from the Historic England Archive under licence. Information provided by the Historic England Archive should not be copied or reproduced in the public domain without the written permission of the copyright holder. Please see our Terms and Conditions.


Please only send your payment once you have received an invoice.

Payment can be made by:

  • VISA
  • Maestro 
  • MasterCard or
  • cheque

Please contact us in advance if you're ordering from outside the UK.

All prices include first class postage and packing within the UK. Unless indicated all prices exclude VAT.

This price list is valid until Saturday 31 December 2016.


Paper SizePrice
A4/A3 (self service)£0.17
A4/A3 (copied by staff)£0.34

Own camera

A charge will be made for using a camera in the Public Search Room.

Personal PhotographyPrice
Day Licence£8.33

Plans and drawings

The paper sizes given below are approximate. Copies can only be made at the same size as the original.

Paper SizePaper PricePermatrace Price
A4£1.00not available
A3£2.00not available
Scanned plan*£15.00

*New scans of large format drawings may be subject to a fee for staff time.

Survey reports

Copies of specialist archaeological and architectural survey reports from the Historic England Archive are made to order.

Number of PagesPrice
Up to 25 pages£4.25
25-50 pages£8.51
Over 50 pages£12.77

Photographic prints/scans

Additional royalty charges may apply to copies of some air photographs; full details will be given when the order is placed. Express Photographic orders are subject to a 100% surcharge and limited to a maximum of five images.

Paper Size (inches)Price



(up to 700 pixels along longest edge). Suitable for reference, draft printing and web reproduction (subject to relevant permissions).

(up to 50mb rgb/17mb greyscale). Suitable for printed reproduction up to A3 @300dpi and large size inkjet output.

Search fees

Search Type Fee
Priority Search£55.00
Research (per hour or part thereof)£45.00

Reproduction fees

Where the Historic England Archive material is to be used for purposes other than private study, permission must be sought in advance from the Historic England Archive. We reserve the right to charge reproduction fees.

Please complete a Request for Reproduction Permission Form and we will send you a quote for that use. We will only raise an invoice and send a licence when you confirm that you wish to proceed. The reproduction fee is additional to the cost of providing copies of the material.

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