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The Most Important Historic Places in England Are Listed

The List includes buildings, battlefields, monuments, parks, gardens, shipwrecks and more.

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Follow Heritage Calling to discover stories of the spectacular heritage across England.

6 Places That Tell the Story of Operation Hurricane

6 Places That Tell the Story of Operation Hurricane

Not long after the end of the Second World War, a small and secretive cabinet committee took the decision that Britain should develop an atomic bomb.

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A Brief History of Reinforced Concrete Buildings

A Brief History of Reinforced Concrete Buildings

Reinforcing concrete made highly complex large-scale structures possible.

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The History of the English Science Lab

The History of the English Science Lab

The modern laboratory emerged in the 1680s when the University of Oxford built the first Ashmolean Museum.

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A Guide to Traditional English Buildings

A Guide to Traditional English Buildings

Traditional buildings, known as vernacular, originally made up the vast majority of the structures that ordinary people lived and worked in.

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How the Vikings Came to England

How the Vikings Came to England

The Vikings have gone from Victorian villains to 21st-century heroes. But what of the real Vikings and their impact on England?

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A Brief History of Buddhist Temples in England

A Brief History of Buddhist Temples in England

There are around 190 Buddhist buildings in England, ranging from adapted historic buildings to purpose-built temples and pagodas.

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Latest News

Two new listings and three amendments to existing listings announced to mark Black History Month 2022.

Look at the high street as never before and share your photographs to a fortnightly challenge that will uncover the secret lives of our high streets.

Shrewsbury Flaxmill Maltings opens to the public following £28 million, eight-year restoration programme, as a new visitor destination and workplace.

New Everyday Heritage Grants will fund community-led projects that aim to further the nation’s collective understanding of the past.