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Heritage Counts in Yorkshire and the Humber

This year the Yorkshire and the Humber Historic Environment forum decided not to publish a regional report. However, Yorkshire and the Humber local area data is available on the Local Authority Profile page.

As in previous years, Heritage Counts provides a summary of historic environment indicators including an analysis of staffing levels, heritage at risk, planning applications and visitor, education and volunteering figures.

The two owners standing and sitting on bricks outside the Adlingfleet Medieval Rectory
Owners outside the Adlingfleet Medieval Rectory, East Riding, Yorkshire © Historic England

Historic environment indicators

The Heritage Counts indicators for Yorkshire and the Humber can be found on the Indicators page and data is categorised into five spreadsheets:

  • Discovery, identification and understanding: Provides indicators on the scale and scope of the historic environment and assets
  • Constructive conservation and sustainable management: Includes indicators on the overall condition of the historic environment with indicators from the Heritage at Risk programme and data on managing the historic environment including planning statistics
  • Public engagement: Presents data on participation in heritage, heritage membership and volunteering in the sector
  • Capacity building: Indicators of heritage investments from private, public and voluntary sectors as well as the skills and capacity of the sector
  • Helping things to happen: Includes indicators of the importance of guardianship

Maps showing the distribution of designated heritage assets in Yorkshire and the Humber are available here:

Previous reports

  • Not produced in 2014

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Deborah Wall

Principal Local Engagement Adviser, Yorkshire and the Humber

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