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Heritage at Risk 2016

The Heritage at Risk Register 2016 is published today, providing our annual insight into the state of England’s most valued historic places.

Find out which sites are at risk of being lost and which have been saved.

Ruins of Snodhill Castle lit up at night.

The Heritage List

Explore England's historic places. Find out what makes them important and why they're protected by listing.

England’s LGBTQ History Recorded and Celebrated

Grave of Amelia Edwards listed and other buildings relisted - including the home of Oscar Wilde - to recognise the untold queer stories behind England’s historic places.

Gorgeous Georgians

Share your pictures of listed Georgian sites with the nation. The List has over 400,000 entries from palaces, parks and follies to forges, prisons and pubs.  Click each photo to enlarge and find out more about each place and contribution.

Angel Awards Shortlist for 2016

The Historic England Angel Awards celebrate the efforts of people who protect, save and share their local heritage. You can now see the shortlist of entries.


Illustration of The Theatre

Elizabethan Playhouses and Bear Baiting Arenas Given Protection

26 September 2016

The Theatre and The Hope join the Rose and the Globe on Bankside, London as scheduled monuments.

The Historic England Archive

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.