A stained glass window in the Church of St Laurence, East Harptree, Bath and NE Somerset, depicting a First World War soldier leaving home. Recorded as part of ongoing research into the Home Front Legacy. Explore our images

Current Research Programme

You can find out about our current research programme, which includes:

  • Understanding the social and economic value of heritage
  • Identifying and recording new sites to guide future planning decisions
  • Looking at the performance of historic buildings and the best ways of conserving their physical fabric
  • Research into the opportunities and threats facing the historic environment
  • Contributing to the National Heritage Science Strategy

You can also see selected highlights of our current research work in our Latest Research pages, incorporating Historic England Research magazine.