Designated heritage assets are buildings, sites or areas that have been identified as having special interest and value to this and future generations. They are given protection under law or policy, which allows us to protect, manage, enjoy and celebrate England’s historic buildings, parks, monuments, gardens and battlefields. Designation highlights a building, site or area’s special interest and value to this and future generations and gives it protection under law and policy.
Find out if your building, site or area is a nationally designated heritage asset
To find out whether your building, site or area is within a conservation area select the Conservation area tab below.
In considering whether to grant planning permission or permission in principle for the development of land in England which affects a relevant asset or its setting, we must have special regard to the desirability of preserving or enhancing the asset or its setting.