State Care sites and monuments are those in the ownership or guardianship of the Department’s Historic Environment Division (HED). The first monuments were taken into care by the state in 1869 and there are now 190 single, groups or complexes of sites and monuments managed by us.

List of monuments

HED State Care Monuments are amongst the best known historic landmarks and tourist destinations in Northern Ireland.  Follow the links below to find out more; including location and access information and a brief description of the historic background to each.

Please note we are currently working on adding the sites online - updating on a regular basis until all 190 are listed.

County Antrim

County Armagh

County Down

County Fermanagh

County Londonderry

County Tyrone


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