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Download Listing Data

Listing data from the National Heritage List for England (NHLE) is available below to download as GIS shapefiles. 

The links download each dataset as a zipped folder containing Esri shapefiles with associated metadata and licences.

Dataset (.zip) File size Last updated Download
Battlefields (polygons) (0.93 MB) Last updated 20 August 2021 0.93 MB 20 August 2021
Building Preservation Notices (points) (0.70 MB) Last updated 9 August 2022 0.70 MB 9 August 2022
Certificates of Immunity (points) (0.71 MB) Last updated 9 August 2022 0.71 MB 9 August 2022
Conservation Areas (polygons) (31.43 MB) Last updated 11 April 2022 31.43 MB 11 April 2022
Heritage at Risk 2021 (polygons) (5.10 MB) Last updated 11 November 2021 5.10 MB 11 November 2021
Listed Buildings (points) (27.80 MB) Last updated 9 August 2022 27.80 MB 9 August 2022
Parks and Gardens (polygons) (6.17 MB) Last updated 4 January 2022 6.17 MB 4 January 2022
Protected Wreck Sites (polygons) (0.80 MB) Last updated 13 June 2022 0.80 MB 13 June 2022
Scheduled Monuments (polygons) (16.42 MB) Last updated 9 August 2022 16.42 MB 9 August 2022
World Heritage Sites (polygons) (2.28 MB) Last updated 20 August 2021 2.28 MB 20 August 2021

The data is updated every two weeks (with the exception that Heritage at Risk datasets are updated once a year). It indicates the location or extent of the protected area and includes basic textual information, such as:

  • List entry number
  • Name 
  • Grade (where applicable)
  • Designation date
  • National Grid reference
  • Capture scale
  • Easting
  • Northing
  • Area (in hectares)

The Protected Wreck Sites data also includes the Statutory Instrument (SI) number as well as latitude and longitude.

Please note: other digital data, such as background mapping, is not included.

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