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Caring for Heritage

If you are involved in caring for a place of worship, such as a church or a synagogue, are responsible for looking after a war memorial or you want to find out how to de-clutter your street, you will find helpful advice here. 
  • Sleeping Angel, in a cemetery

    Cemeteries and Burial Grounds

    Guidance on the conservation of historic cemeteries and burial grounds and their monuments.

  • Two women with camera and clipboard carrying out a rapid survey of Peckham High Street, South London.

    Help Historic Buildings

    Get involved in an exciting project to record the condition of Grade II listed buildings.

  • Remains of Roman settlement damaged by off road vehicles

    Heritage Crime

    Find out what Historic England is doing to tackle the problem of crime against historic places.

  • Pedestrian barriers and traffic lights

    Improve Your Street

    Find out how you can help to transform the streets around you.

  • Interior, first floor, showing curved pews on first floor, straight pews on ground floor with organ pipes and central pulpit.

    Places of Worship

    Find out how we can help you to look after your place of worship, from churches to mosques and synagogues to temples.

  • Country road leading to old farm buildings and Upper Wharfedale scenery

    Rural Heritage

    Read about Historic England’s research on rural heritage, including our techniques of broad-brush characterisation and detailed investigation.

  • Sandford Parks Lido, Cheltenham

    Local Authority Assets

    More and more community-based organisations are taking responsibility for managing historic buildings that were formerly owned by local authorities