A national collection of 377 images that tell the stories behind the shopfronts on the English high street.
Ghost Signs Competition
Over Halloween weekend 2023, Picturing High Streets ran a national competition inviting members of the public to submit photographs of ghost signs on England's high streets to be entered in the Historic England Archive.
The 6 winning images below have been added to the Historic England Archive. Click on the thumbnails to enlarge.
These faded relics tell us how buildings were once used and have changed over time, as well as what products were popular and how they were advertised to the public.
Can you help complete the picture of where ghost signs can still be found?