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Heritage at Risk

Our Heritage at Risk programme protects and manages the historic environment, so the number of ‘at risk’ historic places and sites across England is reduced.

Find out what's at risk near you by searching the most comprehensive Heritage at Risk Register to date.

  • Interior view of the Grade II* listed Waterloo Mill Engine House, Silsden, Bradford

    What is Heritage at Risk?

    The Heritage at Risk Programme (HAR) helps us understand the overall state of England's historic sites.

  • Wide view of repair works on Pontefract Castle

    Heritage at Risk: Latest Findings

    Explore key trends revealed by our 2016 Heritage at Risk Register, including common types of sites at risk and the challenges they face.

  • View of internal curved concrete stairs with distinctive emerald green walls at Saltdean Lido, West Sussex

    Search the Heritage at Risk Register

    Find out what’s at risk near you by searching the Heritage at Risk Register.

  • External view of Grade II* Saltdean Lido, Brighton and Hove

    Heritage at Risk: Buildings

    Our role in securing the future of buildings and structures, is to provide advice, guidance and resources to local authorities, owners and developers.

  • An aerial photograph showing the earthworks of a Roman Villa in Gloucestershire which has been under threat by badger damage

    Heritage at Risk: Archaeology

    Our role is to support those who look after archaeological sites by providing practical advice and guidance on funding.

  • View of the Grade II* gothic temple in the landscape of Shotover Park

    Heritage at Risk: Landscapes

    Our role is to support the identification, viable use of, and conservation of significant landscapes for future generations to enjoy.

  • A view of Derby City Centre Conservation Area

    Heritage at Risk: Conservation Areas

    Our role is to support the completion of our conservation area survey, and to help local authorities find and implement solutions for areas at risk.

  • Interior view of Grade II* listed Kersey Mill, Suffolk

    Industrial Heritage at Risk

    According to our research, listed industrial buildings are more at risk than almost any other kind of heritage.

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