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.
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.
Also of interest...
The National Heritage List for England (NHLE) is the only official and up-to-date database of all listed and designated heritage sites.
An overview of what listing is and why Historic England does it.
See some of the hundreds of historic treasures that we have protected through listing in the last year.