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Who We Are

We're the public body that champions and protects England's historic places.

Find out how Historic England is run and how we are funded.

  • Market Hall, The Square, Chipping Campden,  Gloucestershire. Interior view showing arches.


    The Commission is the governing board of the Historic Buildings and Monuments Commission for England and oversees the work of Historic England.

  • The Royal Crescent in Bath.  Exterior of Nos 4 – 8.

    Executive Team

    The Chief Executive is supported by an Executive Team comprising the Executive Directors of Historic England's six operational groups.

  • Holme Next the Sea Timber Circle (

    Committees and Panels

    Find out about the role of Historic England's committees and panels.

  • Spiral staircase

    How We Are Funded

    Historic England is funded largely by the Department for Culture, Media and Sport.

A man standing alone in the centre of  a mosque, photographed from behind


    Find out what Historic England is doing to engage people of different backgrounds, perspectives and needs in our work.