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15 April 2015
549 remarkable man-made caves beneath the city of Nottingham have been fully surveyed.Read more
26 March 2015
New research shows English people recognise and protect the nationally significant sites in their area.Read more
4 February 2015
The appointment was announced today of Duncan Wilson as the first Chief Executive of Historic England.Read more
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