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Download Listing Data

Listing data from the National Heritage List for England (NHLE) is available below to download as GIS shapefiles. 

The links download each dataset as a zipped folder containing Esri shapefiles with associated metadata and licences.

Dataset (.zip) File size Last updated Download
Battlefields (polygons) (1.02 MB) Last updated 26/11/2020 1.02 MB 26/11/2020
Building Preservation Notices (points) (0.74 MB) Last updated 26/11/2020 0.74 MB 26/11/2020
Certificates of Immunity (points) (0.75 MB) Last updated 26/11/2020 0.75 MB 26/11/2020
Heritage at Risk 2020 (polygons) (5.24 MB) Last updated 26/11/2020 5.24 MB 26/11/2020
Listed Buildings (points) (24.38 MB) Last updated 24/11/2020 24.38 MB 24/11/2020
Parks and Gardens (polygons) (6.20 MB) Last updated 26/11/2020 6.20 MB 26/11/2020
Protected Wreck Sites (polygons) (0.86 MB) Last updated 24/11/2020 0.86 MB 24/11/2020
Scheduled Monuments (polygons) (16.42 MB) Last updated 24/11/2020 16.42 MB 24/11/2020
World Heritage Sites (polygons) (2.38 MB) Last updated 24/11/2020 2.38 MB 24/11/2020

The data is updated every two weeks (with the exception that Heritage at Risk datasets are updated once a year). It indicates the location or extent of the protected area and includes basic textual information, such as:

  • List entry number
  • Name 
  • Grade (where applicable)
  • Designation date
  • National Grid reference
  • Capture scale
  • Easting
  • Northing
  • Area (in hectares)

The Protected Wreck Sites data also includes the Statutory Instrument (SI) number as well as latitude and longitude.

Please note: other digital data, such as background mapping, is not included.

Data Downloads

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