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Inclusive Heritage

In this section you can explore how important aspects of our past, such as the transatlantic slave trade and its abolition, attitudes towards disability, and the changing role of women, are reflected in the buildings of our towns and cities.

  • A wedding party at the Streatham Derby and Joan Club. Private Collection.

    England's LGBTQ Heritage

    Pride of Place uncovers and celebrates places of LGBTQ heritage across England, ranging from the frontiers of Roman Britain to the gay pubs of today.

  • The Anti-Slavery Arch, Stroud, Listed Grade ll*

    The Slave Trade and Abolition

    Historic England has researched the connections between the transatlantic slave trade and the properties in the care of English Heritage.

  • Ward 2 in Shanghai Hut No. 3 at Queen Mary's Hospital in Roehampton, London, showing nurses and wounded servicemen with missing limbs wearing their convalescent uniforms

    Disability History

    Disability in Time and Place reveals how disabled people's lives are integral to the heritage all around us.

  • Black and white photo of large open plan factory interior with rows of women working at sewing machines.

    Women's History

    Women's achievements and experience have left a deep impression on the historic environment.