This browser is not fully supported by Historic England.

Battle of Jutland Memorials Listed

Historic England is marking the centenary of the Battle of Jutland with new and upgraded listings of memorials with powerful connections to this infamous WW1 engagement in the North Sea.

Three remarkable war memorials are newly listed, four have been awarded a higher listing status and a Grade II* church has had its list entry enhanced to acknowledge its important association with Jutland.

More about Jutland centenary listings
Close up of machine gunner on the Portsmouth City War Memorial viewed from the south east.

The Heritage List

Explore England's historic places. Find out what makes them important and why they're protected by listing.


Stonehenge Landscape with traffic in the foreground

Historic England, National Trust and English Heritage Welcome ICOMOS/UNESCO Report on Stonehenge Tunnel Plans

3 May 2016

ICOMOS/UNESCO report recognises the benefits a tunnel of at least 2.9km could bring to the Stonehenge site, if it is designed and delivered well.

Read more
View more news

Get Involved

When it comes to historic places, England is full of treasures. People up and down the country look after them. There are lots of ways you can join in, from researching the history of the WWI Home Front to becoming an archive detective.

Picturing England

A free exhibition of beautifully-preserved photographs from the Historic England archive, open until 17 June in Newcastle upon Tyne. Click on the images below for image and exhibition details.