The Most Important Historic Places in England Are Listed

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

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Forecourt walls to 91 Church Street, Stoke Newington, contributed to Enrich the List © Charles Watson Grade II listed (1235421)

Latest Historic England Research

Issue 20 of Latest Research is packed with examples of the positive relationship between interacting with heritage and improved wellbeing.

Volunteers from the ‘Monumental Improvement’ project clearing scrub around an archaeological monument at Kynance Gate, Cornwall. © Jacob Parry, Cornwall AONB.

Historic England From the Air

With our new aerial photo explorer, you can search an online map of aerial photographs from the last 100 years.

Blithewood, Staffordshire, medieval moated site, November 2016. © Historic England 33003_009

Recent Blogs

Follow Heritage Calling to discover stories of the spectacular heritage across England.

12 Lost English Football Grounds

12 Lost English Football Grounds

Take a trip back in time to grounds once home to clubs of the English football leagues.

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Historic Places Behind ‘The Essex Serpent’

Historic Places Behind ‘The Essex Serpent’

Explore the haunting vistas and historical places in Sarah Perry’s atmospheric novel and the Apple TV adaptation starring Claire Danes and Tom Hiddleston.

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What is Gothic Architecture?

What is Gothic Architecture?

Learn how to identify the features and characteristics of medieval Gothic architecture in England.

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A Brief History of the English Mosque

A Brief History of the English Mosque

Discover the architectural evolution of the mosque in Britain, from the conversion of houses to contemporary expressions of mosque architecture.

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Secret Worlds Hidden Beneath Surface Structures

Secret Worlds Hidden Beneath Surface Structures

Unusual and often puzzling surface structures can be found in our cities, towns and countryside.

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The Colourful World of Architect John Outram

The Colourful World of Architect John Outram

The brilliant colours and exuberant gestures of Outram's work have captured the popular imagination, yet still retain the ability to shock.

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