English Heritage

Oxford professors refuse to teach undergraduate students if Cecil Rhodes statue stays in place

Oriel College said it had no plans to “begin the legal process for relocation” of the monument

Bell foundry that cast Big Ben can be turned into boutique hotel, UK government says

Decision has drawn wave of criticism from culture and heritage professionals, accusing government of ‘money-grabbing philistinism’

Grayson Perry is casting a bell to ring at the end of the Covid-19 pandemic

As future of London's historic Whitechapel foundry hangs in the balance, artist’s bell will be made elsewhere

Keep problematic monuments and ‘explain them’, UK government to tell cultural leaders

Opponents argue that some public statues reinforce racism, chauvinism, sexism and homophobia

Stonehenge: could a road tunnel ruin the ancient site?

Plus, French museums revolt against lockdown closures and artist Crystal Fischetti on Karla Black

Plans for £1.7bn tunnel under Stonehenge—approved by UK government—sparks criticism

Unesco opposes the scheme which could result in "total loss" of archaeological treasures but English Heritage says it will "reconnect the site with its prehistoric landscape"

UK's historic houses fight for survival post-lockdown after financial crash

Heritage organisations such as the National Trust rely on visitors for most of their income—but they have been staying away

Derelict iron flaxmill is brought back to life in Shrewsbury

Building was considered an audacious architectural experiment when it was built in 1797

English Heritage to be split up

Reforms mean a charity, moving towards self-funding, will run historic buildings, with state-funded agency to manage built environment

Serious threats to England’s historic environment, says official report

English Heritage’s first “State of the Nation” report appeals for tax changes to help save country houses

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What's it worth to you? Stonehenge's value is assessed in a recent survey

English Heritage has carried out a contingency valuation of Stonehenge and discovered that 58% of those polled would be prepared to help finance the site’s improvement