TQ1872 : Pembroke Lodge, Richmond Park

taken 7 years ago, near to Ham, Richmond Upon Thames, Great Britain

Pembroke Lodge, Richmond Park
Pembroke Lodge, Richmond Park
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Richmond Park :: TQ2073
Richmond Park is a 2,360 acre (3.69 sq mi) park within London. It is the largest of the Royal Parks in London and Britain's second largest urban walled park after Sutton Park, Birmingham. It is close to Richmond, Ham, Kingston upon Thames, Wimbledon, Roehampton and East Sheen. The park is famous for its red and fallow deer, which number over six hundred. The park is a National Nature Reserve. There is access to the park through several gates and many footpaths cross the park.
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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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TQ1872, 128 images   (more nearby )
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Date Taken
Saturday, 7 May, 2011   (more nearby)
Submitted
Sunday, 11 September, 2011
Geographical Context
Housing, Dwellings  Park and Public Gardens 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TQ 1861 7286 [10m precision]
WGS84: 51:26.5394N 0:17.6864W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TQ 1855 7290
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Southeast (about 135 degrees)
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