Reporting damage to a site
sites and historic buildings are fragile and vulnerable. Even the
strongest and most massive, such as Kent's castles and fortresses,
are at risk from a range of human and natural factors such as
vandalism, development, erosion and the gradual effects of passing
If you think that an archaeological site or historic building is
being damaged, then there are people available to help.
If the damage is due to criminal action, for example, vandalism,
then you should dial 999 if it is taking place at the time.
It is very important you do not confront the
If damage has already happened, you should contact the Heritage
Conservation Team and the Rural and Environmental Crime
Co-ordinator for Kent on 01622 654007.
The Kent Finds Liaison Officer and the Rural and
Environmental Crime Co-ordinator work together on all cases of
heritage crime in Kent; they have considerable experience of
dealing with such matters and Kent is leading the way in enforcing
For all other forms of damage, such as accident or erosion, then
please contact the Heritage Conservation