The Most Important Historic Places in England Are Listed

The List includes buildings, battlefields, monuments, parks, gardens, shipwrecks and more.

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8-30 Albert Place, Cheltenham, contributed to Enrich the List © Brian Mawdsley See the List entry (1386664)

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4 Towns That Grew From the Mills

4 Towns That Grew From the Mills

The textile industry boomed during the Industrial Revolution and shaped much of England’s north. It allowed established towns and cities to flourish as well as create entirely new ones.

4 Towns That Grew From the Mills

The Bennets, the Bridgertons, and now you: Assembly Rooms Past and Present

The Bennets, the Bridgertons, and now you: Assembly Rooms Past and Present

Regency romance has returned to our screens with the likes of Bridgerton and a flurry of Austen adaptions.

Assembly Rooms Past and Present

Lifting the Curtain: Theatre Then and Now

Lifting the Curtain: Theatre Then and Now

British theatre originated in the medieval era, with a strongly religious influence. Read our blog to find out the history of the performances and the places where they took place.

Lifting the Curtain: Theatre Then and Now

A Beginner's Guide to Original Northern Soul Venues

A Beginner's Guide to Original Northern Soul Venues

To celebrate the dance culture of Wigan and Blackpool, we're looking at five places that formed the roots of the global music and dance phenomenon known as Northern Soul.

Maybe after reading this, you’ll want to 'Keep the Faith' too.

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5 Historic Football Grounds in England

5 Historic Football Grounds in England

From pre-match pints to the highs and lows of end of season dramas, football has been entertaining and uniting people since the 19th century.

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Aethelflaed, Lady of the Mercians

Aethelflaed, Lady of the Mercians

Explore the life and work of Aethelflaed, 'Lady of the Mercians' an Anglo-Saxon ruler who built forts and towns and led armies against the Vikings.

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Your Home's History

Find out how to use Electoral Registers, Title deeds and Census Records to find out who lived in your house before you.

© Source: Historic England Archive (OP18603)