We are the public body that helps people care for, enjoy and celebrate England's spectacular historic environment.
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.
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
26 April 2018
A collection of 4,050 photographs uncovered in the Historic England Archive is giving up its secrets after more than 70 years.
18 April 2018
The Andrew Lloyd Webber Foundation and Historic England invite you to enter the Historic England Angel Awards 2018. You have until Sunday 3 June 2018.
10 April 2018
London History Day is back on 31 May and it’s bigger and better than ever.
10 April 2018
The Department for Education has announced £1.6 million for Historic England's award-winning Heritage Schools programme, allowing the scheme to continue for the next two years.
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