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Keep it London

London is home to some of the world's most treasured and special historic places. The city is on the cusp of huge change and we want that change to be right for the capital.

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St Paul's cathedral at night, viewed across the London Millenium Footbridge.

Help Chronicle Our Missing History

Share your knowledge and photos on the nation's list of historic buildings and places. With your help, we can hand our collective knowledge on to future generations. Find out how to Enrich the List.

The Heritage List

Explore England's historic places. Find out what makes them important and why they're protected by listing.


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London History Day Announced After Public Vote as Part of New Campaign to #KeepItLondon

17 June 2016

Londoners have chosen 31 May 2017 to be the first ever London History Day, the date Big Ben first started keeping time.

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Get Involved

When it comes to historic places, England is full of treasures. People up and down the country look after them. There are lots of ways you can join in, from researching the history of the WWI Home Front to becoming an archive detective.

The Historic England Archive

Discover more about the historic buildings, social history and archaeology of your local area. Explore photographs, drawings and plans from the 1850s to the present day.