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.
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HerStories campaign will explore the fight for women's suffrage 100 years ago today
9 January 2018
Baroness Tanni Grey-Thompson announces her top 10 places for sport & leisure in A History of England in 100 Places campaign
21 December 2017
The remains of a 13th century monastic site, Greyfriars in Leicester - the former burial place of King Richard III has been granted protection.
18 December 2017
Historic England's guide to 20 unusual or surprising places listed this year.
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