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Historic England publishes an extensive range of expert advice and guidance to help you care for and protect historic places.
  • A terrace of houses dating from the Arts and Crafts period

    Your Home

    Find lots of practical help on how to look after your home, whether it's listed, in a conservation area or simply an older building.

  • Battersea Power Station


    See our advice on heritage and the planning system.

  • Front covers of Historic England advice and guidance documents

    Latest Advice and Guidance

    Find out what advice and guidance we have published in the last six months.

  • Construction worker renovating a greenhouse at Wentworth Castle in Barnsley.

    Caring for Heritage

    Find out how to care for the heritage on your doorstep, from cemeteries to places of worship and local streets.

  • a block of handmade bricks stackd at a brick and tile works

    Technical Guidance

    See our guidance on conserving buildings, making historic places accessible for disabled people, dealing with flooding and surveying.

  • View of a crafts person re-pointing Mount Batten Tower, Devon

    Heritage at Risk

    Find out which of England's historic sites are currently at risk.

  • View of Blencowe Hall, Penrith, Cumbria, lit at twilight.

    Constructive Conservation

    Find out more about constructive conservation, our positive, well-informed, collaborative approach to conservation and our guiding principles.

  • View of the Royal Border Bridge which crosses to Tweedmouth, Berwick-upon-Tweed.

    Heritage Protection Guide

    Welcome to the most comprehensive online guide to heritage protection in England.

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