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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.

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.

Always Learning

We research the historic environment to discover new things that help people care for and enjoy historic places.


War memorial surrounded by cloistered building at Winchester College

National Collection of Sir Herbert Baker’s War Memorials Recognised

21 May 2017

15 First World War memorials by Sir Herbert Baker have been listed or upgraded to commemorate the centenary of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission.