The English Heritage Archive holds major collections of archives and publications which describe various aspects of the historic environment and are of national importance. Below are examples of some of the types of archives we have.
If you have a query about any of our holdings please contact Archive Services.
Information on over 70,000 individual buildings, comprising a combination of photographs, drawings, notes and reports from the Royal Commission on Historical Monuments for England (RCHME) and English Heritage fieldwork.
We hold over 56,000 architectural drawings, including plans, elevations, sketches and watercolours, deriving from the RCHME and other sources as well as many plans of English Heritage's own properties.
The original research material (notes, sketches and photographs) for RCHME inventory volumes.
Brochures advertising the sales of estate and properties across England from the late 19th and 20th centuries.