Salts Mill is a Grade II* listed building built by Sir Titus Salt and part of Saltaire World Heritage Site. It has been converted to house an art gallery displaying David Hockney works, shops, restaurant and offices. © Historic England

Yorkshire Highlights

Explore the stories below to see the range of projects and news from our work across Yorkshire. Check back each month for new projects and follow us on Twitter @HE_Yorkshire for our latest news.

Hemingfield Colliery (Elsecar Low Pit), Elsecar, Barnsley, South Yorkshire. Colliery sunk in 1842-3 for Earl Fitzwilliam

Elsecar HAA

We reveal the secret history of Elsecar, the South Yorkshire village created by visionary aristocrats.

Park Hill housing estate, Sheffield

Historic England Awards £500k Grant

We have awarded £500,000 towards the redevelopment of Park Hill, Europe’s largest listed building and one of Sheffield’s defining landmarks.

Templar Hotel, Leeds

42 Places Listed in Yorkshire 2019

The gravestone of the world’s first ever film stars is among these highlights from the 42 historic places that have been listed in Yorkshire this year

War memorial featuring wheel-headed Latin cross with a laurel wreath carved in relief at its base.

21 Yorkshire War Memorials Listed

Apartments next to Kelham Island Museum and Chimney House in Kelham Island, Sheffield.

Heritage at Risk 2019

In Yorkshire, 52 sites have been saved and removed from the 2019 Heritage at Risk Register, while 13 places at risk of being lost have been added.

Exterior of 1930s pub now named 'the sportsman beerhouse'.

Huddersfield Pub Listed at Grade II

Huddersfield town centre pub 'The Sportsman', built in 1930, has been listed at Grade II.

Lake with water lillies in the foreground bordered by dramatic rock features and trees.

Historic England Awards £100,000 Grant to Complete Restoration of “Heaven on Earth”

Historic England is funding the restoration of Plumpton Rocks, described as “heaven on earth” by Queen Mary, the wife of King George V.

A boy and girl each holding one end of a papier-mâché  model they made of the outside of Scarborough's Rotunda Museum.

Creating Scarborough in Miniature

Historic England has been working with local schoolchildren in Scarborough to create a new exhibition featuring a miniature version of their town.

Aerial view of Lister Mills

Saving Monumental Bradford Mill

After extensive repairs, two multi-storey blocks are no longer at risk and they now house over 300 apartments as well as commercial and community uses

The owner Louis Pickersgill standing in front of Kirklees Priory after restoration

Legendary Gatehouse Rescued

Kirklees Park is home to the best group of medieval farm buildings in the region and is said to be where folk hero Robin Hood died.

Wentworth Woodhouse Portico ceiling with inspection scaffolding

Progress at Wentworth Woodhouse

A programme of urgent repairs has made key areas of the buildings stable and weather-tight, and prepared the ground for a major phase of roof repairs.

A group of six chool kids and their teacher standing in front of railings and stone built houses on Howard Street Bradford

Bradford School Heritage Project

Feversham Primary School children learn about their heritage by exploring the history of local places and people.

Wentworth Woodhouse, Wentworth, Rotherham

Wentworth Woodhouse Wow Factor

Historic England is overseeing spending of a £7.6 million grant funding emergency repairs at Wentworth Woodhouse.

Otley War Memorial Cross and Memorial Garden, Leeds

Women and War Memorials

Two newly listed war memorials in Yorkshire have unusual connections to women. Find out more about them and how you can help protect war memorials.

HELM training in Sheffield

Training in Yorkshire

Find out about future training opportunities in Yorkshire.