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England's Places

Enter the names of English cities, towns and villages (for instance use "Denby" for "Denby Dale") into the search box below to search for photos in the Architectural Red Box Collection of the Historic England Archive.

  • England's Places: An open red box with a series of cards displayed on a table

    Using the Collection Online

    Tips on using England's Places and its contents.

  • Archive photo of sunlight breaking through clouds and lighting Gloucester cathedral.

    About England's Places

    The origins and contents of the England’s Places collection, which records over 175 years of English architecture and streetscapes.

  • Black and white archive photograph of a row of shops in 1942, with a car, bicycles and a pedestrian.

    Orders

    How to request a copy of an image from England's Places.

  • Archive photograph showing the romantic ruins of Kirkstall Abbey with women and children in late Victorian dress.

    Help Us Improve

    How you can help us improve the experience of searching for photos in this collection.