We protect, champion and save places that define who we are

We are the public body that helps people care for, enjoy and celebrate England's spectacular historic environment.

Explore the Listed Building Map

The map search is the easiest way to find places near you that are protected by listing.

Women's History Month

For Women's History Month in March, celebrate the contribution women have made to our history and society by exploring the places where they lived, worked and marched. 

Explore women's history

The List

Nearly 400,000 of the most important historic places in England are listed. The List includes buildings, battlefields, monuments, parks, gardens, shipwrecks and more. Listing makes sure their value is protected.


Market Hall, The Square, Chipping Campden,  Gloucestershire. Interior view showing arches.

Michael Morrison Reappointed as Historic England Commissioner

19 March 2019

Michael Morrison re-appointed as Commissioner for 3 years, starting on 1 June 2019.