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21 Fascinating Places Listed in 2016

From Britain’s oldest water chute ride in Northamptonshire to a recently exposed shipwreck in Somerset and six Victorian lamp-posts, over 1000 places have been added to the List in 2016.

Historic England strives to keep the List rich and relevant so that the best of our, often weird and wonderful, heritage can continue to be enjoyed and understood for future generations.

Download our guide to 21 fascinating places listed in 2016

Our island is full of historic places with intriguing stories, many of which can be found on the National Heritage List for England. We want to draw attention to the lesser known sites listed this year which all play a role in telling us about England’s history.

URS Building, University Of Reading, Whiteknights, Reading, 1970-72, by Howell, Killick, Partridge and Amis, built for the Faculty of Urban and Regional Studies, listed Grade II.
URS Building, University Of Reading, Whiteknights, Reading, 1970-72, by Howell, Killick, Partridge and Amis, built for the Faculty of Urban and Regional Studies, listed Grade II. © Historic England
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