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A Brief History of Prefabs

A Brief History of Prefabs

After thousands of homes in Britain were destroyed during the Second World War, temporary houses known as 'prefabs' were built.

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The Story Behind the World’s First Telephone

The Story Behind the World’s First Telephone

Alexander Graham Bell developed the world’s first working telephone, receiving a patent on 7 March 1876.

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5 Places in England with Ukrainian History

5 Places in England with Ukrainian History

From cathedrals to gardens, discover five places connected to Ukrainians in England.

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A Brief History of Gurdwaras in England

A Brief History of Gurdwaras in England

A gurdwara is a place of assembly and worship for Sikhs, meaning 'the residence of the Guru'.

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100 Years of High Street Shopping from 1880 to 1980

100 Years of High Street Shopping from 1880 to 1980

A decade-by-decade glimpse of shops and shopping through photographs from the Historic England Archive.

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Women Architects Who Helped Shape England

Women Architects Who Helped Shape England

Women have always influenced domestic design but it wasn't until 1898 that the first female architect was admitted to the Royal Institute of British Architects.

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Be the First to Visit the Building That Changed a Thousand Skylines

Shrewsbury Flaxmill Maltings opens on Saturday 10 September 2022 and tickets are now on sale.

Latest News

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

The oldest known protected wreck in English waters with hull remains visible and the discovery of previously unrecorded wreck sites of pre-1700 ships.

A project to save rare historic pub interiors sees 11 remarkable pubs being newly listed, having their listing upgraded or list entry updated.

Nairita Chakraborty, Jane, Lady Gibson, David Laing, Sir Jonathan Marsden KCVO, FSA and Robert Sackville-West are appointed for a four-year term.