Historic England Archive

LOCATION

SWINDON, WILTSHIRE

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Discover more about the public archive of English Heritage with over 12 million photos, plans, reports and publications at the English Heritage Archive

Historic England Archive
The Engine House, Fire Fly Avenue, SWINDON, SN2 2EH
Phone : 01793 414600

Features

Facilities
  • Parking onsite
Accessibility
  • Largely accessible for visitors with mobility, hearing and/or visual impairments
  • Facilities: Automatic entrance doors to reception, lifts, parking
  • Accessible toilets
Opening Times
  • Open all year
  • Opening Times: Open all year, Tue-Fri 9.30-5. Please check website

About The area

Discover Wiltshire

A land shrouded in mystery, myth and legend, Wiltshire evokes images of ancient stone circles, white chalk horses carved into hillsides, crop circles and the forbidden, empty landscape of Salisbury Plain. To many M4 and A303 drivers heading out of London through the clutter of the Thames Valley, Wiltshire is where the landscape opens out and rural England begins.

Wiltshire’s charm lies in the beauty of its countryside. The expansive chalk landscapes of the Marlborough and Pewsey downs and Cranborne Chase inspire a sense of space and freedom, offering miles of uninterrupted views deep into Dorset, Somerset and the Cotswolds. Wiltshire’s thriving market towns and picturesque villages provide worthwhile visits and welcome diversions. Stroll through quaint timbered and thatched villages in the southern Woodford and Avon valleys and explore the historic streets of the stone villages of Lacock, Castle Combe and Sherston. Walk around Salisbury and discover architectural styles from the 13th century to the present and take time to visit the city’s elegant cathedral and fascinating museums. And if all of that isn’t enough, the county is also richly endowed with manor houses, mansions and beautiful gardens.

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