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English Heritage: Charity responsible for the National Heritage Collection of England
English Heritage is a charity that manages over 400 historic monuments, buildings and places. These include prehistoric sites, medieval castles, Roman forts and country houses.

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New portrait of Queen Victoria's African goddaughter [Video]

New portrait of Queen Victoria's African goddaughter

A new painting of Queen Victoria's African goddaughter, Sarah Forbes Bonetta, has gone on display. Her portrait is part of a project by English Heritage, to commission and display paintings of black..

Credit: ODN     Duration: 01:25Published

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Sarah Forbes Bonetta: Portrait of Queen Victoria's goddaughter on show

English Heritage said it would feature portraits of "overlooked" black figures connected with its sites.
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Stonehenge autumn equinox cancelled by English Heritage

Around 30 pagans and druids were offered access but turned it down as it would not be "fair".
BBC News - Published

English Heritage to reopen sites after virus lockdown

Six sites are to reopen this weekend after shutting during lockdown, with 45 due to follow in July.
BBC News - Published

Coronavirus: Stonehenge spring equinox cancelled

English Heritage closes the ancient monument until 1 May following government advice on coronavirus.
BBC News - Published

Blue plaque commemorating pioneering female doctor on Harley Street rejected by English Heritage

'She paved the way for the legislation that finally allowed women to graduate from university and qualify as doctors in the UK,' says Fawcett Society chief executive
Independent - Published

English Heritage urges end to illegal metal detecting at historic sites

English Heritage says the activity is "robbing us of our past" and appeals to the public for help.
BBC News - Published

Hadrian's Wall Roman fort 'gifted to the nation'

The fort which would have once housed up to 500 soldiers will now be looked after by English Heritage.
BBC News - Published

Winter solstice: Thousands gather at Stonehenge at dawn

English Heritage opened the site for those celebrating the end of the longest night of the year.
BBC News - Published

Black History Month: Bob Marley house honoured with blue plaque

An English Heritage blue plaque is unveiled at the London house where Marley lived when he recorded Exodus.
BBC News - Published

England's historic wall paintings at risk, English Heritage warns

English Heritage looks after 77 wall paintings, many of which decorate medieval abbeys and churches.
BBC News - Published

Tintagel Castle bridge opening delayed by weather

English Heritage said forecast high winds meant it would not be safe to open the bridge on Friday.
BBC News - Published

Britain says three Iranian boats tried to block its ship in Gulf

Three Iranian vessels attempted to block the passage of a ship, the British Heritage, through the Strait of Hormuz, but withdrew after warnings from a British warship, the British government said on..
Reuters - Published