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We are the public body that helps people care for, enjoy and celebrate England's spectacular historic environment.

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.

First to Reach for the Sky

In 1797, a building in Shropshire changed city skylines forever. Unused and derelict for many years, our work with partners is restoring this remarkable piece of the industrial revolution. Find out more


The London Central Mosque prayer hall DP148090

British Islamic heritage celebrated by Historic England

13 March 2018

Two mosques are newly listed and others given greater protection and recognition