Archaeology enthusiasts are rolling up their sleeves and pulling on their boots at events around the country for the Festival of Archaeology from now until Sunday 31 July.
Every year Historic England discovers and photographs new historic sites from a light aircraft. A partner in the festival, this week we share our top aerial finds of recent years.
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.
We're celebrating London's unique and complex identity in our free exhibition 'I am London', open until Sunday 4 September. Don't miss this snapshot of London in a microcosm, portrayed through its people and the historic places they love.
Explore England's historic places. Find out what makes them important and why they're protected by listing.
21 July 2016
U-8, the first victim of the Royal Navy's Dover Patrol sunk in English territorial waters in the First World War, given protection as a Protected Historic Wreck site.
Excavation of 3,000 year old settlement reveals near complete picture of life in Bronze Age Britain
30 June 2016
Over 1000 of West Yorkshire's textile mills are either vacant or underused; bringing them back into use could accommodate 27,000 homes or 150,000 jobs
7 June 2016
The nation's list of historic buildings and places is now open to public contributions for the first time ever.
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.
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.
© Historic England 2016