Must see! Navigate 100 years of aerial photography with this interactive map

New aerial photography online map launched by Historic England showing England from above for 100 years
Marshchapel, In northeast Lincolnshire 2009 (Image credit: David Macleod / Historic England)

Ever tried to find your mate's house on Google Maps? Or been captured at the wrong moment by the Street View car as it drives past? This new interactive and searchable tool from Historic England will enable you see areas of England captured with aerial photography over the past 100 years. Try to spot your grandparents! 

Changes to rural landscapes and the expansion of urban architecture are only a few elements that make aerial photographs so interesting. Searching for crop circles and hidden archaeology has never been so fun. 

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Beth Nicholls
Staff Writer

A staff writer for Digital Camera World, Beth has an extensive background in various elements of technology with five years of experience working as a tester and sales assistant for CeX. After completing a degree in Music Journalism, followed by obtaining a Master's degree in Photography awarded by the University of Brighton, she spends her time outside of DCW as a freelance photographer specialising in live music events and band press shots under the alias 'bethshootsbands'.