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.
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.
Find out how the Heritage Action Zones initiative aims to improve quality of life in communities across England.
17 July 2017
Nine new listings celebrate Hull's heritage during Hull City of Culture 2017
5 July 2017
A once lost Festival of Britain sculpture has returned to London’s South Bank thanks to a successful Historic England crowdfunding campaign
20 June 2017
John Outram’s colourful Post-Modern Pumping Station on London’s Isle of Dogs listed at Grade II*
Help us create a list of the 100 places which best tell the story of England and its impact on the world
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