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Early Photographs of Cycling in the 19th Century

Early Photographs of Cycling in the 19th Century

Penny-farthings, tricycles and 'sociables' — get to know the different types of early bicycles through these newly discovered archive photographs.

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What Was the English Landscape Movement?

What Was the English Landscape Movement?

Art and antiquity influenced garden design in England in the Georgian era.

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What is a Tin Tabernacle?

What is a Tin Tabernacle?

Pre-fabricated churches, often called 'iron churches', 'iron chapels' or 'tin tabernacles', were developed in the mid-19th century.

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Old Photographs of England at Leisure

Old Photographs of England at Leisure

Take a look at some of our favourite holiday photos from the Historic England Archive.

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12 Lost English Football Grounds

12 Lost English Football Grounds

Take a trip back in time to grounds once home to clubs of the English football leagues.

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Historic Places Behind ‘The Essex Serpent’

Historic Places Behind ‘The Essex Serpent’

Explore the haunting vistas and historical places in Sarah Perry’s atmospheric novel and the Apple TV adaptation starring Claire Danes and Tom Hiddleston.

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Careers at Historic England

Play a part in protecting some of the greatest places in England. We are now recruiting for a variety of exciting and rewarding roles.