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We are the public body that looks after England's historic environment. We champion and protect historic places, helping people understand, value and care for them.

The Heritage List

Nearly 400,000 of the most important historic places in England are listed. The List includes buildings, battlefields, monuments, parks, gardens, shipwrecks and more. Listing makes sure their value is protected.

A History of England in 12 Million Records

Discover England's archaeology, historic buildings and social history using the Historic England Archive. We hold 12 million photographs, drawings, reports and publications from the 1850s to the present day.

Always Learning

We research the historic environment to discover new things that help people care for and enjoy historic places.

News

Image of London's skyline from Hampstead Heath

Heritage should be at the heart of London's future

New report says heritage should be at the core of planning