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.

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.


A light installation by artist Andy McKeown

‘As Shadows Return’ Light Installation Brings History to Life at Shrewsbury Flaxmill Maltings

24 December 2018

Art installation marks completion of the first phase of restoration at the world’s oldest iron-framed building.