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.
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.
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.
We research the historic environment to discover new things that help people care for and enjoy historic places.
9 December 2016
New report says heritage should be at the core of planning
1 December 2016
Heritage Counts 2016 reveals increase in heritage interest and inclusivity
16 November 2016
Archaeologists have revealed evidence of what might have been the final resting place for a community of early Christians.
3 November 2016
Three new listings announced as Historic England partners with BBC on 'Black and British' season
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