TQ5446 : Disused water fountain, wall of Hall Place, Leigh

taken 8 years ago, near to Leigh, Kent, Great Britain

Disused water fountain, wall of Hall Place, Leigh
Disused water fountain, wall of Hall Place, Leigh
The wall is Grade II listed. LinkExternal link
Leigh
Leigh is a small village three miles west of Tonbridge. It possesses a range of services including a church, two pubs, primary school, Post Office, shops, cricket club and a village green.
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Listed Buildings and Structures
Listed buildings and structures are officially designated as being of special architectural, historical or cultural significance. There are over half a million listed structures in the United Kingdom, covered by around 375,000 listings.
Listed status is more commonly associated with buildings or groups of buildings, however it can cover many other structures, including bridges, headstones, steps, ponds, monuments, walls, phone boxes, wrecks, parks, and heritage sites, and in more recent times a road crossing (Abbey Road) and graffiti art (Banksy 'Spy-booth') have been included.

In England and Wales there are three main listing designations;
Grade I (2.5%) - exceptional interest, sometimes considered to be internationally important.
Grade II* (5.5%) - particularly important buildings of more than special interest.
Grade II (92%) - nationally important and of special interest.

There are also locally listed structures (at the discretion of local authorities) using A, B and C designations.

In Scotland three classifications are also used but the criteria are different. There are around 47,500 Listed buildings.
Category A (8%)- generally equivalent to Grade I and II* in England and Wales
Category B (51%)- this appears generally to cover the ground of Grade II, recognising national importance.
Category C (41%)- buildings of local importance, probably with some overlap with English Grade II.

In Northern Ireland the criteria are similar to Scotland, but the classifications are:
Grade A (2.3%)
Grade B+ (4.7%)
Grade B (93%)

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TQ5446, 534 images   (more nearby )
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Date Taken
Saturday, 10 October, 2009   (more nearby)
Submitted
Friday, 16 October, 2009
Category
Water fountain   (more nearby)
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TQ 545 464 [100m precision]
WGS84: 51:11.7664N 0:12.6146E
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TQ 545 463
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North-northeast (about 22 degrees)
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