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.

20 years of saving Heritage at Risk

In 1998 we published our first ever Register of Buildings at Risk across England. We've looked back at some of the top rescues.

Top 20 rescues


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New Report: Rise in Number of Businesses Occupying Listed Buildings

6 December 2018

Research shows increase in number of listed buildings occupied by branded retailers, particularly in food and drink.