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Latest Research

Our Latest Research feature incorporates Historic England Research, an online magazine from Historic England that reports on discovery, innovation and science in the historic environment. It keeps the heritage sector up to date with our applied research projects and activities.

Here you can read an introduction to the latest issue, as well as the individual stories as web pages, or download the issue as a PDF.

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  • Visualisation from a laser survey of a mill interior.

    Introduction to Issue 4

    Introduction to issue 4 of Latest Research, by Charles O'Brien

  • Map of Stane Street Roman Road with recent discoveries annotated

    The Lost Roman Road

    Analysis of lidar and aerial photography leads to the rediscovery of a long-speculated route of a Roman Road.

  • A Victorian lithograph of the coast at Weston-Super-Mare

    Coastal Heritage at Risk

    A Historic England project uses historic imagery to support management of threatened coastal heritage.

  • Aerial view of Port Sunlight, 1934.

    New Powers in Historic Places

    The development of one of the first Local Listed Building Consent Orders at Port Sunlight, the Wirral.

  • Map showing Two zones of preservation of waterlogged remains within the historic core of Nantwich.

    Waterlogged Deposits of Nantwich

    Investigating the well preserved waterlogged remains at the historic town of Nantwich, Cheshire.

  • 18th century painting of Cromford Mills

    Derwent Valley Research Framework

    An innovative approach to studying the cultural heritage of the Derwent Valley Mills.

  • Historic archive postcard of the landscape at Sefton Park

    Ecosystem Services

    The potential of Ecosystem Services for the historic environment

  • A group of volunteers planning archaeological remains

    Community-led Research

    Update on a project to assess the value of community led historic environment research

  • Black and white archive photograph of Osmaston Manor viewed from the gardens

    Osmaston Manor

    The lost innovations of Osmaston Manor, possibly the world's most technologically advanced house in 1850

  • Image showing general view of Nine Barrows, Priddy, Wells, Somerset.

    Back Issues

    Here you can download back issues of Historic England Research magazine and its predecessor Research News.

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