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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.

Help Chronicle Our Missing History

Share your knowledge and photos on the nation's list of historic buildings and places. With your help, we can hand our collective knowledge on to future generations. Find out how to Enrich the List.


Image of a Suffragette Procession on June 17th 1911

HerStories campaign launched to mark 100 years of women’s suffrage

HerStories campaign will explore the fight for women's suffrage 100 years ago today