The National Heritage List for England

Search the National Heritage List for England to find listed buildings, battlefields, monuments, parks, gardens, shipwrecks and more.

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Connecting Communities

Historic England is helping to deliver schemes that bring buildings into use, tell the stories of communities and their spaces, and restore pride in local heritage.

Get involved by telling us who you think should be awarded a national blue plaque, or contribute your photos and stories to List entries through the Missing Pieces Project.

The Missing Pieces Project

The Missing Pieces Project

All over England are places with stories to tell. Their stories are still being written, and they won’t be complete until you share your side.

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Everyday Heritage Grants

Everyday Heritage Grants

Funding for creative projects that focus on heritage connecting people to historic places, specifically those people and places that are overlooked or underrepresented.

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The National Blue Plaque Scheme

The National Blue Plaque Scheme

Historic England's national blue plaque scheme celebrates people from all walks of life who have made a significant contribution to human welfare or happiness; and/or have made an exceptional impact in their field, community or on society at large.

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Heritage Action Zones

Heritage Action Zones

Find out how we can help you to unlock the economic potential of a historic site in your area with our Heritage Action Zones scheme.

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RNLI 200

RNLI 200

The RNLI has been saving lives at sea since 1824. Add your unique piece of the RNLI story to the Missing Pieces Project and help us discover more about the protected places that have helped protect people at sea.

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In Your Area

In Your Area

See what's happening in your local historic environment and find out how you can help uncover the hidden stories behind your local heritage.

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Tackling Climate Change

We’re facing a global climate crisis. Historic England recognises the need for urgent action. We are committed to achieving net zero and are researching and advising the historic environment on contributing positively to global sustainability.

Energy Advice for Homeowners

Energy Advice for Homeowners

Find out how to cut your fuel bills and carbon footprint in ways that are sympathetic to the historic character of your building.

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Help Your Organisation Towards Net Zero

Help Your Organisation Towards Net Zero

Guidance on how to get to net zero for heritage organisations or businesses using historic buildings.

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Flooding Advice

Flooding Advice

How to inspect, conserve and repair historic buildings after flooding, as well as ways to prevent flood damage in the first place.

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Latest Research

Latest Research

Historic England research into how climate change affects the historic environment.

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Our Climate Change Strategy

Our Climate Change Strategy

A strategy for Historic England’s response to the climate, energy and biodiversity crisis.

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Heritage at Risk

Heritage at Risk

The Heritage at Risk programme protects and manages the historic environment. We work with owners, friends groups, developers and other stakeholders to find solutions for ‘at risk’ historic places and sites across England.

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Supporting Growth

Historic England's expert advice and guidance provides the knowledge and support you'll need in understanding, developing, managing and protecting the historic environment, helping people and places across England to thrive.

Inclusive Heritage Advice

Inclusive Heritage Advice

Advice and guidance for organisations wishing to ensure that their work is as diverse and inclusive as possible.

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Training and Skills

Training and Skills

Historic environment specialist training, CPD and skill development opportunities to understand, protect and conserve historic places.

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Careers and Volunteering

Careers and Volunteering

Interested in a career at Historic England? We’re always looking for passionate people with fresh perspectives to join us.

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Caring for Heritage

Caring for Heritage

Find out how to care for the heritage on your doorstep, from cemeteries and monuments to local streets and places of worship.

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The Planning System

The Planning System

The planning system works to protect historic places and guides decisions on proposed changes to the historic environment, including those which are protected by listing.

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Education Resources

Education Resources

Discover inspiring education and work experience resources to help pupils learn about their local and national heritage.

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The Historic England Archive

Learn about England's archaeology, historic buildings and social history. The Historic England Archive holds over 12 million photographs, drawings, reports and publications from the 1850s to the present day, with over 1 million records searchable online.

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Latest News

The History in the Making fund will help people living in deprived areas of England to explore and celebrate untold local histories.

The cabmen's shelter on Wellington Place, St John’s Wood, has been listed at Grade II – all 13 historic green huts in London are now protected.

Ron’s Place, located at 8 Silverdale Road in Birkenhead, Merseyside, has been granted Grade II listing by DCMS on the advice of Historic England.

Queen Camilla visited Shrewsbury Flaxmill Maltings as part of a wider visit to Shrewsbury.