English Heritage

The Stonehenge tunnel is monumental folly

21 January 2017 9:00 am

The Stonehenge tunnel is a ruinously expensive plan that will deprive millions of a small but important pleasure

Rievaulx: only swifts and pigeons break the silence

Stay amid the stones of Rievaulx

3 September 2016 9:00 am

We’re so used to looking at the abbeys smashed up by Henry VIII — particularly Rievaulx and Byland, in north…

Warning: there’s a plague of fake blue plaques

4 June 2016 9:00 am

One of the great distinctions and pleasures of British life has been devalued by cheap imitations

What makes the white working class angry? Twits like Hsiao-Hung Pai

19 March 2016 9:00 am

This is a quite remarkable book. Badly written, devoid of anything even vaguely approaching a methodology, patronising, hideously mistaken on…

Spectator letters: Why rural churches are so important, and the best use for them

28 February 2015 9:00 am

The presence of a church Sir: The challenge for the Church of England and the wider community is to ensure…

A history of remembrance

2 August 2014 9:00 am

One fight that seems to have been won is that spearheaded by the War Memorials Trust to preserve the thousands…

A secret gallery at Hyde Park Corner

27 July 2013 9:00 am

A rare jewel sits in the middle of the Hyde Park Corner roundabout. The Quadrant Gallery, run by English Heritage,…

Stonehenge, given to the nation in 1918, is one of English Heritage’s most popular sites

‘Basically, we’re stuffed’

1 June 2013 9:00 am

Christina Patterson meets Simon Thurley, English Heritage’s aesthetic boss,who is realistic about the current economic landscape