Listed buildings advice

About listed buildings

Historic England maintains a national heritage list for England that lists all listed buildings in the country and district. You can search by area or postcode:

Find out if your home/business is listed

If you own a listed building and want to carry out any work or have any queries, please first contact us:

Contact us about listed building consent

It is also nearly always best to employ an architect who is used to working with listed buildings at an early stage for work on extensions and alterations involving historic fabric. He or she will have the necessary skills to be aware of where likely difficulties and sensitive areas will be and can draw up sketch proposals, if necessary, for discussion with officers before hard and fast decisions are taken.

If you have a query, please email us.