Institution Name: English Heritage Archives

Institute Description: We are the public archive of English Heritage. We maintain a national, specialist repository for records of the historic environment of England.

Country: England

Approximate Collection Size (up to): more than 1 000 000

Collection Scope: Our collection includes vertical aerial photography taken by the RAF and Ordnance Survey, together with oblique aerial photography taken by commercial companies and aerial archaeological programmes. Coverage includes archaeological and architectural sites, townscapes and historic landscapes.

Geographic and Time Coverage: Our collections cover England from 1919 onwards.

Media Format: photographs prints, negatives, digital images

Accessibility: The collections can be accessed via an email to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or our online enquiry form at

Address: English Heritage Archives, The Engine House, Firefly Avenue, Swindon SN2 2EH, England




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