Support for Heritage During the Coronavirus Pandemic

In this challenging and difficult time, we’re committed to continuing to provide our services and support the heritage sector.

Advice and support for heritage

New Funding and Loans Available to Support Heritage Sector

The Culture Recovery Fund has been extended to support resilience in the heritage sector.

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The Most Important Historic Places in England Are Listed

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

Search the List   Explore the map

Photo of Ivy Cottage contributed to Enrich the List. © Jennifer Fulton Read the list entry (1101511)

Look After Historic Buildings This Winter

Whether you live in a listed building, a conservation area or simply an older building, we can give you practical advice on repair and maintenance.


Find out how to get started with planning repairs and how to minimise flood damage in historic homes.

After a Flood

Save energy

How to go about making changes to your home to improve its energy efficiency.

Changes can range from low cost easy to install measures that provide a quick pay-back, to more costly complex changes that require careful planning and design.

Making Changes to Save Energy

Living in a listed building

Listing celebrates the architecture and history of buildings in England. Find out how listing affects you as an owner.

Living in a Listed Building

Find out about your home's history

Discovering the history of a house - who lived in it and when it was built - can be a challenging and rewarding experience. It can also be very useful.

Knowing its history, and that of its surroundings, can tell you what's important about it - its significance.

Your Home's History

Maintaining an older home

When it comes to looking after an older house, it's very important to carry out regular maintenance in order to prevent expensive repairs at a later date.

All buildings deteriorate with age, but good maintenance will slow that process and keep your home a safe and pleasant place to live.

Maintaining an Older Home

On the blog: A brief introduction to terraced housing

The terrace is one of the most recognisable styles of housing in England.

Around a quarter of the population live with a neighbour on each side of them in a set of three or more uniformly designed houses, sharing common materials and plan forms.

A Brief Introduction to Terraced Housing