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
6 February 2018
Author Monica Ali chooses her top 10 Music & Literature places in England
22 January 2018
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.
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