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England’s LGBTQ history recorded and celebrated

Grave of Amelia Edwards listed and other buildings relisted - including the home of Oscar Wilde - to recognise the untold queer stories behind England’s historic places.

New 'Pride of Place' research project uncovers and celebrates LGBTQ heritage across England.

Black and white portrait photo of Amelia Edwards.

Your Contributions to The List

A big thank you to the members of the public who have contributed these great photos and insights to The List of protected historic places. Click each photo to enlarge and find out more about each place and contribution.

Angel Awards Shortlist for 2016

The Historic England Angel Awards celebrate the efforts of people who protect, save and share their local heritage. You can now see the shortlist of entries and vote for your favourite project.

The Heritage List

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


Detail: Now Grade II listed - Parsons' Polygon by David Hamilton, 1982-85. Blackett Street, Newcastle Upon Tyne © Historic England

Post-War Public Art in the North East Listed

7 September 2016

5 sculptures across the North East of England designed to bring our public spaces back to life after WWII are newly listed

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.

The Historic England Archive

Discover more about the historic buildings, social history and archaeology of your local area. Explore photographs, drawings and plans from the 1850s to the present day.